Charadriiformes

Sheathbills (Chionidae)

HBW 3, p. 546

  • Chunky, pigeon-like shorebirds with stout legs and distinctive bill sheaths.
  • Antarctic Peninsula and subantarctic islands of Atlantic and Indian Oceans.
  • Terrestrial and intertidal.
  • 1 genus, 2 species, 5 taxa.
  • No species threatened; none extinct since 1600.
  • 2
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1 genus, 2 species

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