Gypogeranus

(syn. Sagittarius Ϯ Secretary Bird S. serpentarius) Gr. γυψ gups, γυπος gupos  vulture; γερανος geranos  crane; "GENUS 64. GYPOGERANUS (γυψ vultur, γερανος grus) Serpentarius Cuv. La Cép.  Secretarius Dumer. Daudin.  (Stelzengeier Ger.  Messager Gall.)  ...  Pedes elongati, tarso digitis anticis plus duplo longiore, insidentes. Acropodia scutulata. Pelma torulosum, scabrum. Ungues paullulum incurvi, validi, acuti.  Species: Falco serpentarius Lin Gmel" (Illiger 1811).  Var. Gypogeranos.

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Jobling, J. A. (2018). Key to Scientific Names in Ornithology. In: del Hoyo, J., Elliott, A., Sargatal, J., Christie, D.A. & de Juana, E. (eds.) (2018). Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona. (retrieved from www.hbw.com on 10 December 2018).