Genus PHALAROPUS

Genus PHALAROPUS.

Phalaropus Brisson, Orn., i. p. 50, vi, p. 12 (1760).

Type by taut., Tringa fulicaria Linn.

Characters those of the subfamily; the wings are long and pointed with the first primary longest; the tail moderate and nearly square ; the tarsus scutellated all round; a hind toe present; the 'bill is short and straight, distinctly flattened or depressed and rather stout; the nostril is placed near the base of the bill in a well-defined groove.

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 PHALAROPUS
Book Author: 
Edward Charles Stuart Baker
Year: 
1929
Page No: 
247
M_ID: 
4376
M_SN: 
Phalaropus
Volume: 
Vol. 6
Term name: 
id: 
5069

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