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Black-faced Sheatbill

Dutch: Klein IJshoen
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Order: Charadriiformes
Family: Chionididae
Genus: Chionis
Species: Chionis minor

Images

10 mm
Black-faced Sheatbill (Chionis minor) skull, side view
Black-faced Sheatbill skull
Black-faced Sheatbill (Chionis minor) skull, top view
Black-faced Sheatbill skull, top view
Black-faced Sheatbill (Chionis minor) skull, bottom view
Black-faced Sheatbill skull, bottom view

Side, top and bottom view of skull. (Click on image to enlarge)


Information:
Many thanks to the Senckenberg Museum, Frankfurt, for allowing us to photograph this specimen.

Length: 72 mm
Length cranium: 37 mm
Width (cranium): 29 mm
Height (cranium): 22 mm
Length bill: 35 mm
Skull ratio: (Length / Length bill) 2.06

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