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Birds of Indian Subcontinent

Family TETRAONIDAE

Family TETRAONIDAE.

GROUSE *

Nostrils covered with feathers. Legs partially or entirely feathered and never armed with spurs. Hind toe raised. Toes densely feathered or naked, with a series of comb-like processes on each side. Bill very short. Tail of sixteen to twenty feathers. Not represented in India, being peculiar to northern parts of both continents. Eleven genera.

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: 
Family TETRAONIDAE
Book Author: 
A Le Messurier
Year: 
1904
Page No: 
60
M_ID: 
947
M_SN: 
Phasianidae
Volume: 
4th ed.
Term name: 
id: 
12629

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