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Huia

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Order: Passeriformes
Family: Callaeidae
Genus: Heteralocha
Species: Heteralocha acutirostris

Images

20 mm
Huia (Heteralocha acutirostris) skull, side view
Huia skull
Huia (Heteralocha acutirostris) skull, top view
Huia skull, top view
Huia (Heteralocha acutirostris) skull, bottom view
Huia skull, bottom view

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


Information:
This species is extinct since 1907. It shows a remarkable sexual dimophism: long beak in female, short beak in male. Many thanks to the Naturhistorisches Museum Wien, Austria, for providing us with these pictures.

Length: 90 mm
Length cranium: 32 mm
Width (cranium): 29 mm
Height (cranium): 24 mm
Length bill: 58 mm
Skull ratio: (Length / Length bill) 1.55

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