Black-Faced Sheathbill

Black-Faced Sheathbill

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. The Black-faced Sheathbill, also known as the Lesser Sheathbill or Paddy, is one of only two species of sheathbills, aberrant shorebirds which are terrestrial scavengers of subantarctic islands.Dumpy, short-necked, pigeon-like birds with white plumage, black bills, caruncles and facial skin. Measurements: length 38-41 cm; wingspan 74-79 cm; weight (male) 530-610 g, (female) 460-530 g.Restricted to subantarctic islands in the southern Indian Ocean: the South African territory of the Prince Edward Islands, the French territories of the Crozet Islands and Kerguelen Islands, and the Australian territory of Heard Island.show more

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  • Paperback | 18 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 1mm | 41g
  • Chrono Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 6136542684
  • 9786136542683