Genus PANDION

Bill moderate, with the tip produced and much hooked; festoon variable; nostrils small, narrow, oblique. Wings long and pointed; third quill longest, extending beyond the end of the tail, which is nearly even. Tarsus short, stout, reticulated, without scutation; toes with scuta; above only near the ends, covered with prickly scales beneath; claws rounded beneath, much curved, subequal in size.

A single species.

BookTitle: 
The Fauna Of British India including Ceylon and Burma
Reference: 
Blanford, William Thomas, ed. The Fauna of British India: Including Ceylon and Burma. Vol.3 1895.
Title in Book: 
Genus PANDION
Book Author: 
William Thomas Blanford
Year: 
1895
Page No: 
313
M_ID: 
2533
M_SN: 
Pandion
Volume: 
Vol. 3
Term name: 
id: 
1669

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