Chunga burmeisteri (Black-legged Seriema)

Black-legged Seriema

Dutch: Burmeisters Seriema

Order: Gruiformes
Family: Cariamidae
Genus: Chunga
Species: Chunga burmeisteri

Rampotheca absent. Many thanks to the Royal Belgian institute of natural sciences, Brussels, for allowing us to photograph this specimen.

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

Length: 102 mm
Length cranium: 46 mm
Width (cranium): 40 mm
Height (cranium): 29 mm
Alternative names: Schwarzfußseriema (German), Cariama de Burmeister (French), Chuña Patinegra (Spanish)