Genus COTYLE

GENUS, Cotyle, Boie,

Bill weak, depressed, very broad at base, smaller than in Hirundo, barely hooked at tip; wings somewhat longer, first quill longest, longer than the tail; tail, even or slightly notched ; tarsus slightly longer ; toes weaker, outer toe proportionally longer; claws lengthened ; plumage sombre, and barely glossed.

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 COTYLE
Book Author: 
Barnes, H. Edwin
Year: 
1885
Page No: 
82
M_ID: 
22396
M_SN: 
Riparia
Term name: 
id: 
11284

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