Genus ZANCLOSTOMUS

Bill compressed, moderately deep; culmen much curved, red in colour; nostril elongate, longitudinal, a small naked space round the orbit. Feathers of forehead and throat spiny. Wing short, rounded, primaries scarcely longer than secondaries; tail very long, greatly graduated, the outer tail-feathers half or less than half the length of the median pair. Tarsus naked.

Only one species is included in this genus.

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: 
Genus ZANCLOSTOMUS
Book Author: 
William Thomas Blanford
Year: 
1895
Page No: 
229
M_ID: 
6007
M_SN: 
Zanclostomus
Volume: 
Vol. 3
Term name: 
id: 
1569

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