Genus SYRRHAPTES

Syrrhaptes derived by Illiger from = to sew or stitch together, because the last phalanges of the toes alone are free.

No hind toe. Tarsus feathered throughout. Toes broad and feathered to claws. First and second quills lengthened; second quill longest. Middle tail-feathers elongated.

BookTitle: 
Game, Shore And Water Birds Of India
Reference: 
Le Messurier, Augustus. Game, Shore, and Water Birds of India Fourth Edition, 1904.
Title in Book: 
Genus SYRRHAPTES
Book Author: 
A Le Messurier
Year: 
1904
Page No: 
59
M_ID: 
4766
M_SN: 
Syrrhaptes
Volume: 
4th ed.
Term name: 
id: 
12625

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