Genus PALAEORNIS

GENUS, Palaeornis, Vigors.

Bill short; culmen rounded, well curved, toothed, and Avith the tip acute, not much deeper than it is long; lower mandible short ; wings long, with the second and third quills sub-equal and longest; tail very long, cuneate; the feathers narrow, almost linear, with their tips obtuse, and the two middle feathers in general exceeding the others.

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 PALAEORNIS
Book Author: 
Barnes, H. Edwin
Year: 
1885
Page No: 
107
M_ID: 
11897
M_SN: 
Psittacula
Term name: 
id: 
11359

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