Transactions Of The Zoological Society Of London..
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On the skull of the Æithognathous birds- part ii. by w. k. parker, f.r.s., etc.
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The term Ægithognathous refers to a confirmation of the bone of the palate typical of passerine (i.e. singing and perching) birds. Examples given here include tanagers, cardinals,, buntings, yellowhammers, finches, larks, tits, nuthatches, wagtails, flycatchers, orioles, martins and swifts (here considered with the passerines), etc. They include both British birds and species from the tropics and subtropics.
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