Genus LOBIVANELLUS

Genus LOBIVANELLUS.

Lobivanellus Strickland, P. Z. S., 1841, p. 83.

Type by orig. desig., Parva goensis Gmelin= Tringa indica Bodd.

This and the next two genera are distinguished by having curious fleshy wattles in front of the eye, whilst in this and the next there is a small hind toe present. The bill is of moderate length, the culmen flattened at the base and the dertrum slightly swollen ; the linear nostrils are placed in grooves extending over more than half the length of the upper mandible; the wing is long, with the second primary longest in both sexes and it is furnished with a spur at the bend ; the tail is almost square ; the tarsus is long and reticulated throughout.

BookTitle: 
The Fauna Of British India, Including Ceylon And Burma-birds(second Edition)
Reference: 
Baker, EC S (1922–1930) The fauna of British India, including Ceylon and Burma. Second edition. vol.6 1929.
Title in Book: 
Genus LOBIVANELLUS
Book Author: 
Edward Charles Stuart Baker
Year: 
1929
Page No: 
186
M_ID: 
3986
M_SN: 
Vanellus
Volume: 
Vol. 6
Term name: 
id: 
5000

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