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Snowy sheathbill

(Chionis albus)

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Description

A snowy sheathbill is about 380–410 mm (15–16 in) long,with a wingspan of 760–800 mm (30–31 in).It is pure white except for its pink,warty face;its Latin name translates to "snow white".

Taxonomic tree:

Domain:
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum:
Class: Aves
Order:Charadriiformes
Family:Chionidae
Genus:Chionis
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