Heliornis fulica (Sungrebe)


Dutch: Kleine Fuutkoet

Order: Gruiformes
Family: Heliornithidae
Genus: Heliornis
Species: Heliornis fulica

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

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

Length: 58 mm
Length cranium: 27 mm
Width (cranium): 17 mm
Height (cranium): 16 mm
Alternative names: Zwergbinsenralle (German), Grébifoulque d’Amérique (French), Avesol Americano (Spanish)