Genus TEMENUCHUS

With the genus Temenuchus we come to a group of Mynas with blunt wings and of more terrestrial habits than the preceding birds.

This genus contains one Myna which is a familiar bird all over India. It is characterized by a very long crest; the bill is about half the Length of the head, with the culmen curved; the nasal membrane is plumed and there is no nude skin on the side of the head ; the wing is blunt and the tail is slightly graduated; the sexes are alike and the young are brown.

BookTitle: 
The Fauna Of British India including Ceylon and Burma
Reference: 
OATES EW. The Fauna of British India, including Ceylon and Burma. Vol.1 1889.
Title in Book: 
Genus TEMENUCHUS
Book Author: 
Eugene William Oates, Edited by William Thomas Blanford
Year: 
1889
Page No: 
532
M_ID: 
26821
M_SN: 
Sturnia
Volume: 
Vol. 1
Term name: 
id: 
741

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