Genus PLATALEA

GENUS, Platalea, Lin.

Bill long, very broad, depressed and thin, dilated, and rounded at the extremity like a spatula; nostrils basal, oblong, apert; wings moderate, second quill longest; tibia bare for nearly half its length ; tarsus moderately long, reticulated; the three anterior toes united at the base by a deeply cut web j head and face more orless nude.

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 PLATALEA
Book Author: 
Barnes, H. Edwin
Year: 
1885
Page No: 
388
M_ID: 
2154
M_SN: 
Platalea
Term name: 
id: 
12120

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