Family TROGONIDAE

Bill short, strong, wide, the tip of the culmen hooked and toothed; nostrils and base of bill covered with well-developed bristles. Feet small, tarsi short. Tail-feathers 12; primaries 10. Plumage soft and dense; skin very thin.

This family is found in the Oriental and Ethiopian regions and in Tropical America. Only one genus, which is widely distributed in the Oriental region, is found within our limits.

BookTitle: 
The Fauna Of British India including Ceylon and Burma
Reference: 
Blanford, William Thomas, ed. The Fauna of British India: Including Ceylon and Burma. Vol.3 1895.
Title in Book: 
Family TROGONIDAE
Book Author: 
William Thomas Blanford
Year: 
1895
Page No: 
198
M_ID: 
8790
M_SN: 
Trogonidae
Volume: 
Vol. 3
Term name: 
id: 
1534

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