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- proper n. A taxonomic genus within the family Tephrodornithidae.
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Indian Birds '(Rough Draft), Captain T. Hutton's description of the nest and eggs of _Hemipus picatus_ is given, and at page 179 that of
The eggs are not at all like those of the other _Pericrocoti_ with which we are best acquainted; though less densely, and even more streakily marked, they most remind me of the egg of _Volvocivora_, and in a lesser degree of that of _Hemipus picatus_.
"_Hemipus capitalis_ has accordingly to be added to the birds of
Mr. Blyth remarks, Ibis, 1866: -- "_Hemipus picatus_.