Genus PHAETON

Genus PHAETON.

Poetical feminine of shining.

Toes webbed to the tip. Wings very long. First primary longest. Bill pointed, curved on top. Margins of bill finely dentated. Tail of twelve to sixteen feathers.

Bill red. Back and scapulars transversely barred black.

BookTitle: 
Game, Shore And Water Birds Of India
Reference: 
Le Messurier, Augustus. Game, Shore, and Water Birds of India Fourth Edition, 1904.
Title in Book: 
Genus PHAETON
Book Author: 
A Le Messurier
Year: 
1904
Page No: 
232
M_ID: 
2039
M_SN: 
Phaethon
Volume: 
4th ed.
Term name: 
id: 
13075

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