Genus RHOPODYTES

GENUS, Rhopodytes.

( Zanclostomus). Bill much compressed throughout, curved both at the culmen and lower mandible; nostrils basal, oval, pierced in a slight depression in the horny substance; wing short, rounded, with the fourth, fifth and sixth quills nearly equal and longest; tail much lengthened, graduated ; tarsus moderate or longish; hallux very short; claws well curved, sharp.

BookTitle: 
Handbook to the Birds of the Bombay Presidency
Reference: 
Barnes, Henry Edwin. Handbook to the birds of the Bombay Presidency, 1885.
Title in Book: 
Genus RHOPODYTES
Book Author: 
Barnes, H. Edwin
Year: 
1885
Page No: 
131
M_ID: 
6016
M_SN: 
Phaenicophaeus
Term name: 
id: 
11424

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