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African Darter

Dutch: Afrikaanse Slangenhalsvogel
German: Afrikanischer Schlangenhalsvogel
Spanish: Aninga ComĂșn
French: Anhinga roux
Order: Pelecaniformes
Family: Anhingidae
Genus: Anhinga
Species: Anhinga rufa

Images

20 mm
African Darter (Anhinga rufa) skull, side view
African Darter skull
African Darter (Anhinga rufa) skull, top view
African Darter skull, top view
African Darter (Anhinga rufa) skull, bottom view
African Darter skull, bottom view

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


Information:
Juvenile bird, nape bone missing.

Length: 91 mm
Length cranium: 41 mm
Width (cranium): 22 mm
Height (cranium): 17 mm
Length bill: 50 mm
Skull ratio: (Length / Length bill) 1.82

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