WoRMS taxon details

Pandion Savigny, 1809

159375  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:159375)

accepted
Genus
Not documented
Description Size: large. Plumage: mainly white and brown; wings long. Other details: eyes large and directed foreword with no...  
Description Size: large. Plumage: mainly white and brown; wings long. Other details: eyes large and directed foreword with no suborbital ridge; bill strong and sharply hooked with slit-like closable nostrils; legs and feet powerful; outer toe reversible and soles covered with sharp spicules. Feeds almost exclusively on fish. [details]
WoRMS (2018). Pandion Savigny, 1809. Accessed at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=159375 on 2018-06-24
Date
action
by
2005-05-27 09:47:05Z
created
2006-09-26 06:56:50Z
changed
Martinez, Olga

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basis of record Brown, L.H., E.K. Urban & K. Newman (1982). The Birds of Africa, Volume I. Academic Press, London. [details]   

additional source Nomenclator Zoologicus Online. , available online at http://uio.mbl.edu/NomenclatorZoologicus/ [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
From other sources
Description Size: large. Plumage: mainly white and brown; wings long. Other details: eyes large and directed foreword with no suborbital ridge; bill strong and sharply hooked with slit-like closable nostrils; legs and feet powerful; outer toe reversible and soles covered with sharp spicules. Feeds almost exclusively on fish. [details]
LanguageName 
Japanese ミサゴ  [details]