GENUS, Chaetura, Steph.
Toes three in front, nearly equal; the hallux shorter, opposable, but also reversible to the front; tarsus covered with a naked skin; tail short, even, or wedged, the feathers with the shafts ending in rigid spines.
Handbook to the Birds of the Bombay Presidency
Barnes, Henry Edwin. Handbook to the birds of the Bombay Presidency, 1885.
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