Genus RHYNCHOEA

GENUS, Rhynchoea, Cuvier.

Bill shorter than in Gallinago, slightly curved downwards at the tip ; wings rather short, broad, slightly rounded, beautifully ocellated; second quill longest, first and third sub-equal ; tail of 14 or 16 feathers, slightly rounded, short; tarsus long; tibia much denuded.

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 RHYNCHOEA
Book Author: 
Barnes, H. Edwin
Year: 
1885
Page No: 
347
M_ID: 
4136
M_SN: 
Rostratula
Term name: 
id: 
12005

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