Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Sheathbills :: Black-faced Sheathbill

Black-faced Sheathbill Chionis minor

Described by: Hartlaub (1841)
Alternate common name(s): Lesser Sheathbill
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


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S. Indian Ocean islands;
(1) Prince Edward and Marion Is.
(2) Crozet and Possession Is.
(3) Kerguelen Is.
(4) Heard Is. and McDonald Is.
Disperses to the coasts of Antarctica.


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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.


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