Genus SULA

GENUS, Sula, Brisson.

Bill lengthened, compressed, straight, thick at base, acute and compressed at tip ; margin serrated; culmen convex; upper mandible furrowed ; nostrils minute, almost impervious, in a long groove, supposed to be wanting; wing very long; tail moderately long, wedge-shaped ; tarsus short; claw of the middle-toe pectinated externally.

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 SULA
Book Author: 
Barnes, H. Edwin
Year: 
1885
Page No: 
435
M_ID: 
2403
M_SN: 
Sula
Term name: 
id: 
12242

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