Genus PODICIPES

Genus PODICIPES.

From podex, gen. podicis— the fundament, and pes= a foot.

Bill straight, compressed. Nostrils long. Tarsus compressed, with large scutellae in front, serrated behind. Hind toe bordered by web.

(i.) With humeral feathers nearly pure white.

BookTitle: 
Game, Shore And Water Birds Of India
Reference: 
Le Messurier, Augustus. Game, Shore, and Water Birds of India Fourth Edition, 1904.
Title in Book: 
Genus PODICIPES
Book Author: 
A Le Messurier
Year: 
1904
Page No: 
288
M_ID: 
1995
M_SN: 
Podiceps
Volume: 
4th ed.
Term name: 
id: 
13210

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