Genus Sternoclyta Gould

Generic characters.

Male.—Bill unusually large, rather arched, and much longer than the head; wings ample; tail moderate and rounded; tarsi partly clothed; feet moderate; throat and breast luminous.


Three outer tail-feathers tipped with white in both sexes.

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