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Piopio

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Order: Passeriformes
Family: Turnagridae
Genus: Turnagra
Species: Turnagra capensis

Images

10 mm
Piopio (Turnagra capensis ) skull, side view
Piopio skull
Piopio (Turnagra capensis ) skull, top view
Piopio skull, top view
Piopio (Turnagra capensis ) skull, bottom view
Piopio skull, bottom view

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


Information:
Subspecies capensis, South-Island Piopio. This species is extinct since 1902. Many thanks to the Naturhistorisches Museum Wien, Austria, for providing us with these pictures.

Length: 45 mm
Length cranium: 27 mm
Width (cranium): 22 mm
Height (cranium): 22 mm
Length bill: 18 mm
Skull ratio: (Length / Length bill) 2.50

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