Genus PROPARUS

The genus Proparus is the third of the Timeliine genera with a Tit-like bill It may be recognized by the hairs which overhang the nostrils, the narrower bill, and the immense hind claw which is as long as the hind toe; the rictal bristles are short. The tail and wing are about equal in Length.

This genus agrees in every minute particular with Fulvetta of David and Oustalet, which was instituted for some birds from the mountains of China.

BookTitle: 
The Fauna Of British India including Ceylon and Burma
Reference: 
OATES EW. The Fauna of British India, including Ceylon and Burma. Vol.1 1889.
Title in Book: 
Genus PROPARUS
Book Author: 
Eugene William Oates, Edited by William Thomas Blanford
Year: 
1889
Page No: 
173
M_SN: 
Proparus
Volume: 
Vol. 1
id: 
244

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