Genus SYLVIA

GENUS, Sylvia, Latham.

Bill moderate or slightly lengthened and slender, with the rictal bristles almost obsolete; wings lengthened and in some pointed; first quill minute, second a little shorter than the third and fourth, which are about equal; secondaries broad ;. tail slightly rounded ; tarsus moderate or short, stout, and scutate ; feet strong, short; lateral toes unequal; hind-toe moderate ; claws moderately curved.

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 SYLVIA
Book Author: 
Barnes, H. Edwin
Year: 
1885
Page No: 
232
M_ID: 
25123
M_SN: 
Sylvia
Term name: 
id: 
11716

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