Genus TOTANUS

Genus TOTANUS.

Totanus, Latinised from the Italian Totano. Derivation unknown.

Bill straight or slightly curved upwards. Both mandibles grooved on each side. Tip of upper mandible hard and bent down. First quill longest. Tarsus always scutellated in front and behind. Hind toe present. Anterior toes united by webs, which sometimes are rudimentary between second and third toe.

(i.) Bill with upward curve.

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 TOTANUS
Book Author: 
A Le Messurier
Year: 
1904
Page No: 
171
M_ID: 
4280
M_SN: 
Tringa
Volume: 
4th ed.
Term name: 
id: 
12920

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