Genus GECINUS

GENUS, Gecinus, Boie.

Bill slightly widened in its whole Length, compressed at the tip ; upper mandible thickened at the base, with one or more slightly elevated lines (representing the lateral ridge), close to the culmen, which is very slightly arched; gonys very short ; wings moderate ; anterior and versatile toes nearly equal; hind-head with a narrow pointed crest; neck thick ; tail rather long, cuneate.

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: 
Genus GECINUS
Book Author: 
Barnes, H. Edwin
Year: 
1885
Page No: 
116
M_ID: 
11039
M_SN: 
Picus
Term name: 
id: 
11383

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