dcsimg

Description

provided by World Register of Marine Species
Length: 91 cm. Plumage: all white. Immature white with black tips to primaries and underwing coverts and black streaks on head. Bare parts: iris white, pale blue or light grey; facial skin red, olive yellow in immature; bill upper mandible grey with red edges, lower mandible black with yellow edges and spots, yellowish horn in immature; feet and legs pink or red in adult, blackish in immature. Habitat: coastal lagoons and estuaries inland waters. <388><393><391>
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copyright
WoRMS Editorial Board
bibliographic citation
Brown, L.H., E.K. Urban & K. Newman. (1982). The Birds of Africa, Volume I. <em>Academic Press, London.</em>
contributor
Lorna Depew [email]
contributor
Lorna Depew [email]