FAMILY, Setraonidae

FAMILY, Setraonidae.

Bill generally short, stout, and thick ; nostrils in many plumed at the base ; wings rounded in most, pointed in a few, longer than in the Phasianidae ; tail short or moderate, even or very slightly rounded, forked and lengthened in a few ; tarsus rather short and stout; face feathered entirely, or with a small patch of nude skin over or round the eye. Plumage of the sexes in general differing but very slightly, sometimes not at all.

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: 
Family Setraonidae
Book Author: 
Barnes, H. Edwin
Year: 
1885
Page No: 
307
M_ID: 
947
M_SN: 
Phasianidae
Term name: 
id: 
11907

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