Genus PICUMNUS

Size small. Bill conical,"compressed, pointed, the culmen slightly curved and angulate, the nostrils and chin-angle concealed by dense plumes with black bristles projecting. Wing and tail rounded. Toes 4. Orbits feathered. Plumage soft, lax, and elongate.

A large genus comprising 33 species, of which all but two are South American ; one inhabits China, and one is Indian.

BookTitle: 
The Fauna Of British India including Ceylon and Burma
Reference: 
Blanford, William Thomas, ed. The Fauna of British India: Including Ceylon and Burma. Vol.3 1895.
Title in Book: 
Genus PICUMNUS
Book Author: 
William Thomas Blanford
Year: 
1895
Page No: 
76
M_ID: 
10315
M_SN: 
Picumnus
Volume: 
vol. 3
Term name: 
id: 
1370

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