Genus PODICEPS

GENUS, Podiceps, Latham.

Bill straight, compressed, moderately stout; nostrils oblong, lateral; wings short, concave; tarsus moderate, compressed, with large scutellae, serrated posteriorly; hallux bordered by a web ; claws flat, depressed.

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 PODICEPS
Book Author: 
Barnes, H. Edwin
Year: 
1885
Page No: 
418
M_ID: 
1995
M_SN: 
Podiceps
Term name: 
id: 
12195

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