WoRMS taxon details

Himantopus Brisson, 1760

159130  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:159130)

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Genus
Description Size: medium. Plumage: pied; wings long and pointed; outer primary longest, tail short with middle and outer rectrices slightly...  
Description Size: medium. Plumage: pied; wings long and pointed; outer primary longest, tail short with middle and outer rectrices slightly longer than others. Other characters: neck longish; long, slender, straight bill; nostrils long and slit-like; legs extremely long; feet with outer and middle toes broadly webbed, inner and middle toes very slightly webbed; no hind toe. <389> [details]
WoRMS (2018). Himantopus Brisson, 1760. Accessed at: http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=159130 on 2018-04-26
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2005-05-27 09:47:05Z
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basis of record Urban, E.K., C.H. Fry & S. Keith (1986). The Birds of Africa, Volume II. Academic Press, London. [details]   
From other sources
Description Size: medium. Plumage: pied; wings long and pointed; outer primary longest, tail short with middle and outer rectrices slightly longer than others. Other characters: neck longish; long, slender, straight bill; nostrils long and slit-like; legs extremely long; feet with outer and middle toes broadly webbed, inner and middle toes very slightly webbed; no hind toe. <389> [details]
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Japanese セイタカシギ  [details]