Genus LEUCOCERCA

GENUS, Leucocerca, Swains,

Bill rather long, depressed, wide throughout, except at tip, which is slightly hooked and notched; nostrils apert, but overhung by some long nareal bristles; rictal bristles very long, slender; wings with the first four quills unequally graduated; fourth and fifth quills sub-equal and longest; tail lengthened, wide, rounded or graduated; tarsus moderate, strong; feet moderate; lateral toes unequal.

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 LEUCOCERCA
Book Author: 
Barnes, H. Edwin
Year: 
1885
Page No: 
160
M_ID: 
19673
M_SN: 
Rhipidura
Term name: 
id: 
11515

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