Family PHOENICOPTERIDAE

Family PHOENICOPTERIDAE.

Neck and leg of great length. Bill suddenly bent down. Have fleshy tongue and anatomical structure of Ducks. Anterior toes united to the claws; webs incised. Primaries twelve (fifth remex present in wing). Fifth secondary wanting. After-shaft. Oil-gland tufted. General plumage rosy. Found in warmer parts of the world. Nest of mud. One egg, white.

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: 
Family PHOENICOPTERIDAE
Book Author: 
A Le Messurier
Year: 
1904
Page No: 
249
M_ID: 
2027
M_SN: 
Phoenicopteridae
Volume: 
4th ed.
Term name: 
id: 
13130

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