FAMILY, Picidae

FAMILY, Picidae.

Bill moderate and long, straight, angular, wedge-like ; tongue long, extensile; wings moderate, or rather long; tail of twelve feathers, ten of them with shafts, thick and stiff, the outermost pair minute; feet with the toes in pairs, one toe sometimes wanting.

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 Picidae
Book Author: 
Barnes, H. Edwin
Year: 
1885
Page No: 
111
M_ID: 
10302
M_SN: 
Picidae
Term name: 
id: 
11367

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