Family: IBIDORHYNCHIDAE (Bonaparte 1856)

  • Ibidorhyncha – Greek; ibis, ibidos ibis: rhunkhos bill. (Vigors 1832)
  • Asia; Ibisbill.
One species. Uncertain affinities. Thought to be close to oystercatchers and avocets and stilts and possibly forming a link between the two.

None found.
  • BirdLife International: IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 26/03/2020
  • del Hoyo, Josep, Andrew Elliot & Jordi Sargatal: Handbook of the Birds of the World – Vol. 3 (1996)
  • Hayman, Peter, John Marchant & Tony Prater: Shorebirds – An identification guide to the waders of the world (1986)
  • Jobling, James A.: Helm Dictionary of Scientific Bird Names (2010)
  • Seebohm, Henry: The Geographical Distribution of the Family Charadriidae, or, The Plovers, Sandpipers, Snipes, and Their Allies (1888)

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IBISBILL – Least Concern