Snowy Sheathbill Chionis albus

  • Order: Charadriiformes
  • Family: Chionidae
  • Monotypic
  • Authors: Emerson D. Fang

Priorities for Future Research

The Snowy Sheathbill is a relatively well-studied bird, though further studies could be done on the interactions between humans and the sheathbill in South America. Also in need of further study would how dominance behavior, bill size, and age may be related to survival rate of these birds.

Recommended Citation

Fang, E. D. (2010). Snowy Sheathbill (Chionis albus), version 1.0. In Neotropical Birds Online (T. S. Schulenberg, Editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA.