Genus CHAIMARRHORNIS

Hodgs. in Gray's Zool. Misc. p. 82 (1844). Type, G. leucocephala.

The genus Chaimarrhornis consists of one species, which is a true Redstart. but almost aquatic in its habits like the Forktails and Rhyacornis.

The sexes are alike, the nestlings mottled; the tail is well rounded, the wing long but with large first primary, equal to half the length of the second ; the tarsus is long and strong.

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.2 1924.
Title in Book: 
Genus CHAIMARRHORNIS
Book Author: 
Edward Charles Stuart Baker
Year: 
1924
Page No: 
79
M_ID: 
28321
M_SN: 
Phoenicurus
Volume: 
Vol. 2
Term name: 
id: 
3047

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