AVIS-IBIS

Birds of Indian Subcontinent

Family - PHASIANIDAE

Family - PHASIANIDAE.

Bill moderate, strong, vaulted, the tip of the upper mandible hooked over the lower; nostrils apert. Wings moderate or short; tail of from 12 to 18 feathers, long and broad; tarsus moderate or long, spurred in the males ; toes long; hind toe raised. This family includes the Peafowls, also the Jungle and Spur fowls and Pheasants.

BookTitle: 
The Avi Fauna Of British India And Its Dependencies
Reference: 
Murray, James A. The Avifauna of British India and Its Dependencies. Vol. 1. 1888.
Title in Book: 
Family PHASIANIDAE
Book Author: 
James Murray
Year: 
1890
Page No: 
529
M_ID: 
947
M_SN: 
Phasianidae
Volume: 
Vol. 2
Term name: 
id: 
19380

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