Genus Chionis


Chionis albus - A Snowy Sheathbill is about 15-16 inches long, with a wingspan of 30-31.5 inches. They are pure white except for their pink warty faces

Black-faced Sheathbill - Dumpy, short-necked, pigeon-like birds with white plumage, black bills, caruncles and facial skin. Measurements: length 38-41 cm; wingspan 74-79 cm; weight 530-610 g, 460-530 g.

Order : Charadriiformes
Family : Chionidae
Genus : Chionis