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Chionidae

Snowy sheathbill

Chionis albus Photo by Liam Quinn (Wikipedia) Common name:snowy sheathbill (en); pomba-antárctica (pt); chionis blanc (fr); paloma antártica (es); weißgesicht-scheidenschnabel (de)Taxonomy:Order CharadriiformesFamily ChionidaeRange:This species breeds on the Antarctic Peninsula, and in sub-Antarctic islands along the Scotia Arc on the South Shetland islands, Elephant island, South Orkney islands, South Georgia and South Sandwich islands. Some birds migrate […]