WoRMS taxon details

Halcyon

206709  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:206709)

accepted
Genus
Not documented
Description Size: medium. Plumage: always some blue in the plumage; tail relatively long; outer primary shorter than 5th; tibia...  
Description Size: medium. Plumage: always some blue in the plumage; tail relatively long; outer primary shorter than 5th; tibia feathered to extreme distal end. Other characters: tarsus and toes relatively long for the family; bill relatively heavy. [details]
WoRMS (2018). Halcyon. Accessed at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=206709 on 2018-11-16
Date
action
by
1998-06-25 14:48:23Z
created
Depew, Lorna
1998-09-25 09:27:15Z
changed

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basis of record Fry, C.H., S. Keith & E.K. Urban (1988). The Birds of Africa, Volume III. Academic Press, London. [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
From other sources
Description Size: medium. Plumage: always some blue in the plumage; tail relatively long; outer primary shorter than 5th; tibia feathered to extreme distal end. Other characters: tarsus and toes relatively long for the family; bill relatively heavy. [details]