Genus CHRYSOMITRIS

Chrysomitris Boie, Isis, 1828, p. 322. Type, Chrysomitris spinus Linn.

The genus Chrysomitris contains the Siskins, small birds of green plumage closely allied to the Linnets. In this genus the hill is small and very sharply pointed ; the tail is slightly forked ; the wing is long and pointed, the first or second primary being the longest. The sexes differ in colour, the female being streaked.

BookTitle: 
The Fauna Of British India, Including Ceylon And Burma-birds(second Edition)
Reference: 
Baker, EC S (1922–1930) The fauna of British India including Ceylon and Burma. Second edition. vol.3 1926.
Title in Book: 
Genus CHRYSOMITRIS
Book Author: 
Edward Charles Stuart Baker
Year: 
1926
Page No: 
162
M_ID: 
31057
M_SN: 
Spinus
Volume: 
Vol. 3
Term name: 
id: 
3897

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