Genus SQUATAROLA

Genus SQUATAROLA.

Squatarola Cuvier, Regne Anim., i, p. 497 (1816).

Type by taut., Tringa squatarola Linn.

In the genus Squatarola there is present a small hind toe and claw; the bill is straight, stout and about as long as the head; the nostrils linear and placed fairly close to the base of the bill in a rather deep, broad groove ; the wing is long and pointed and the first primary longest; the tail is short and rounded; the tarsus is covered with hexagonal scales; outer and middle toes connected by a small web at the base. The. genus is almost cosmopolitan.

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.6 1929.
Title in Book: 
Genus SQUATAROLA
Book Author: 
Edward Charles Stuart Baker
Year: 
1929
Page No: 
156
M_ID: 
4038
M_SN: 
Pluvialis
Volume: 
Vol. 6
Term name: 
id: 
4957

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