Genus OTIS

Genus OTIS.

Otis Linn., Syst. Nat., 10th ed., p. 154 (Jan. 1758).

Type by mon., Olis tarda Linn.

In this genus the bill is shorter than the head and broader than high ai the base; tarsi about equal to 1/4 the wing ; wings ample, rounded, the third quill usually longest; no crest or ruff, though in the typical species the male has long bristly feathers with few and short webs on each side of the throat.

BookTitle: 
The Fauna Of British India, Including Ceylon And Burma-birds(second Edition)
Reference: 
Baker, EC S (1922–1930) The fauna of British India, including Ceylon and Burma. Second edition. vol.6 1929.
Title in Book: 
Genus OTIS
Book Author: 
Edward Charles Stuart Baker
Year: 
1929
Page No: 
60
M_ID: 
3245
M_SN: 
Otis
Volume: 
Vol. 6
Term name: 
id: 
4841

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