Genus TACCOCUA

GENUS, Taccocua, Lesson.

Bill short or of a moderate Length, much compressed, the culmen regularly arching ; commissure and gonys; straight or slightly concave'; nostrils basal, in a slight depression near the gape, with a tuft of bristly feathers bordering their upper edge ; wings rounded; third and fourth quills nearly equal and longest; tail long, graduated; tarsus high; feet adapted for walking, of moderate size; the hallux short; claws short and 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 TACCOCUA
Book Author: 
Barnes, H. Edwin
Year: 
1885
Page No: 
134
M_ID: 
6002
M_SN: 
Taccocua
Term name: 
id: 
11431

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