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On the osteology of Balaeniceps rex (Gould)

by William Kitchen Parker

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Published by s.n.] in [London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Bone and Bones, anatomy & histology,
  • Birds, anatomy & histology

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby W. Kitchen Parker
    ContributionsRoyal College of Surgeons of England
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. 269-351, [4] leaves of plates :
    Number of Pages351
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25911321M

    Definition of balaeniceps rex in the dictionary. Meaning of balaeniceps rex. What does balaeniceps rex mean? Information and translations of balaeniceps rex in the most comprehensive dictionary definitions resource on the web. SHOEBILL: BalaenicipitidaePHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICSShoebills are large, gray wading birds, birds that search for food in shallow water, that stand about feet ( meters) tall. They are named for their enormous bills that look like wooden shoes. Some people call them whale-heads because their heads are shaped like the body of a blue whale.

    Balaeniceps rex: 1 n large stork-like bird of the valley of the White Nile with a broad bill suggesting a wooden shoe Synonyms: shoebill, shoebird Type of: wader, wading bird any of many long-legged birds that wade in water in search of food. The Shoebill Balaeniceps rex is categorized as Vulnerable on the International Union for Conservation of Nature Red List and past estimates of the wild population range from to fewer than

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On the osteology of Balaeniceps rex (Gould) by William Kitchen Parker Download PDF EPUB FB2

The shoebill (Balaeniceps rex) also known as whalehead, whale-headed stork, or shoe-billed stork, is a very large stork-like derives its name from its enormous shoe-shaped has a somewhat stork-like overall form and has previously been classified with the storks in the order Ciconiiformes based on this morphology.

However, genetic evidence places it with the : Aves. Mar 1, - Skeleton of a Shoebill (Balaeniceps rex) From: ‘On the osteology of Balaeniceps rex (Gould)’ by W.

Kitchen Parker,Transactions of the Zoological Society of London Vol 4. - Skull of a Shoebill (Balaeniceps rex) side view From: ‘On the osteology of Balaeniceps rex (Gould)’ by W. Kitchen Parker,Transactions of the Zoological Society of London Vol 4.

The Shoebill (Balaeniceps rex) also known as Whalehead or Shoe-billed Stork, is a very large stork-like derives its name from its massive shoe-shaped bill. Although it has a somewhat stork-like overall form and has previously been classified in the order Ciconiiformes, its true affiliations with other living birds is ambiguous.

O Balaeniceps rex, popularmente conhecido como bico-de-tamanco, bico-de-sapato, ou como cegonha-bico-de-sapato, é uma ave de bico grosso, grande, largo e características de uma cegonha, um pelicano, e de uma garça, mas não é parente de nenhum deles, os cientistas acreditam que o seu parente mais próximo seja o : Aves.

Shoebill stork Balaeniceps rex. Description: Being entirely gray the Shoebill is easily recognized, even without its most distinguishable feature which gives it its name – a bill that resembles a hook-tipped Dutch clog.

The head is large in proportion to the body, and the many-colored bill. Wildscreen's Arkive project was launched in and grew to become the world's biggest encyclopaedia of life on Earth. With the help of over 7, of the world’s best wildlife filmmakers and photographers, conservationists and scientists, featured multi-media fact-files for more t endangered : Aves.

Shoebill Balaeniceps rex Check out the full taxonomy and distribution of Shoebill on HBW Alive. HBW Alive contains information on Descriptive notes, Voice, Habitat, Food and Feeding, Breeding, Movements, Status and Conservation plus a list of bibliographical references for this species account.

Dictionary entry overview: What does Balaeniceps rex mean. • BALAENICEPS REX (noun) The noun BALAENICEPS REX has 1 sense. large stork-like bird of the valley of the White Nile with a broad bill suggesting a wooden shoe Familiarity information: BALAENICEPS REX used as a noun is very rare.

Shoebill cm; male 67 kg, female 49 kg. Unmistakable, with unique, highly conspicuous bill; flight-feathers darker, dull green gloss on upperparts, iris variable, grey, whitish o Shoebill (Balaeniceps. Balaeniceps rex Note: For IOC classificationthis is currently the only extant (living) species in the genus Balaeniceps.

IOC link: Balaeniceps rex in order Pelecaniformes subcat. Criteria: C2a(ii) Click here for more information about the Red List categories and criteria Justification of Red List category This rare and localised species is listed as Vulnerable because it is estimated to have a single small population within a broad extent of occurrence.

The population is undergoing a continuing decline owing to hunting, nesting disturbance and the modification and. Shoebill (Balaeniceps rex) by BBC earth with David Attenborough. This large stork-like bird lives in tropical east Africa in large swamps from Sudan to Zambia.

Related Videos. Short video of Andean Cock-of-the-rock in Colombia. Birds. 14K views April European Robin Singing. Birds. 91K views Ma Reviews: Shoebill (Balaeniceps rex) Mohamed bin Zayed Species project number The project site is in wetsern Tanzania, mainly in Malagarasi-Moyowosi Ramsar Site where detailed study on habitat selection of the shoebill is ongoing.

The research team wade the swamp using dugout traditinal canoe when it is difficult or impossible to wade due to.

Page: Tree of Life Balaeniceps rex. Balaenicipitidae, Shoebill. The TEXT of this page is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License - Version Note that images and other media featured on this page are each governed by their own license, and they may or may not be available for reuse.

čeština: Člunozobec africký Deutsch: Schuhschnabel English: Shoebill español: Picozapato فارسی: لک‌لک نیل suomi: Kenkänokka français: Bec-en-sabot italiano: Becco a scarpa polski: Trzewikodziób ไทย: นกกระสาปากพลั่ว Türkçe: Pabuçgaga 中文: 鯨頭鸛. Parental nesting behavior, chick growth and breeding success of Shoebills (Balaeniceps rex) in the Bangweulu Wetlands, Zambia.

Waterbirds Mullers, R. AEWA Technical Series No. 51 International Single Species Action Plan for the Conservation of the Shoebill 5 Preface This International Single Species Action Plan (ISSAP) for the Conservation of the Shoebill (Balaeniceps rex) was commissioned by the UNEP/AEWA Secretariat to NatureUganda and financially supported by the Swiss Federal Office for the Environment (FOEN).File Size: 2MB.

The Enigma of Balaeniceps. Another long-standing controversy that relates directly to the issue of pelecaniform monophyly and higher level relationships is the status of the shoebill, Balaeniceps rex.

The controversy began one year after its description in by Gould (). Balaeniceps species Balaeniceps rex Name Homonyms Balaeniceps rex Gould, Common names Bec-en-sabot du Nil in French Becco a scarpa in Italian Picozapato in Spanish Schoenbekooievaar in Dutch Schuhschnabel in German Schuhschnabel in German.

The friendliest bird in the park, no doubt. Jukin Media Verified (Original) * For licensing / permission to use: Contact - licensing(at)jukinmediadotcom.Balaeniceps rex. Taxonavigation Create a book; Download as PDF; Printable version; Tools.

What links here; Related changes; Upload file; Special pages; Permanent link; Page information; Wikidata item; Cite this page; In Wikipedia. Nederlands; Edit links. This page was last edited on 1 Marchat (Balaeniceps rex), also whale-headed stork, a bird of the order Ciconiiformes. It is about 1 m tall and has a wing-spread of about cm.

The plumage is gray; the remiges and rectrices are black. The shoebill is distributed in Africa (in the upper reaches of the Congo and on the White Nile); it is rare everywhere else.