WoRMS taxon details

Pandion Savigny, 1809

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

accepted
Genus
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
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 (2022). Pandion Savigny, 1809. Accessed at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=159375 on 2022-10-03
Date
action
by
2005-05-27 09:47:05Z
created
2006-09-26 06:56:50Z
changed
Martinez, Olga
2022-06-08 08:57:25Z
changed

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

additional source Neave, Sheffield Airey. (1939-1996). Nomenclator Zoologicus vol. 1-10 Online. [developed by uBio, hosted online at MBLWHOI Library]., available online at http://ubio.org/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 ミサゴ属  [details]