Family PROCELLARIIDAE

Family PROCELLARIIDAE.

Characters those of the Order.

Four genera are represented within our area.

Key to Genera.

A. Tarsus much longer than middle toe; wing not exceeding 200 mm.; nostrils with a single anterior orifice.
a. Basal phalanx not half length of mid-toe………………Oceanites, p. 300.
b. Basal phalanx more than half length of mid-toe………………Fregetta, p. 302.
B. Tarsus shorter than mid-toe; wing exceeding 200 mm.
c. Nostrils separated at the orifice by a broad septum………………Puffinus, p. 303.
d. Nostrils not separate at the orifice, but divided inside………………Daption, p. 307.

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: 
Family PROCELLARIIDAE
Book Author: 
Edward Charles Stuart Baker
Year: 
1929
Page No: 
300
M_ID: 
1731
M_SN: 
Procellariidae
Volume: 
Vol. 6
Term name: 
id: 
5126

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