Xenicus longipes (Bushwren)


Dutch: Struikwinterkoning

Order: Passeriformes
Family: Acanthisittidae
Genus: Xenicus
Species: Xenicus longipes

This species is extinct since 1972.
Many thanks to the Naturhistorisches Museum Wien, Austria, for providing us with these pictures.

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

Length: 41 mm
Length cranium: 17 mm
Width (cranium): 19 mm
Height (cranium): 14 mm
Alternative names: Neuseelandschlüpfer (German), Xénique des buissons (French), Acantisita de Matorral (Spanish)