Physical Description

Diagnostic Description

Description

Size: small. Plumage: blue upper and rufous under parts; tail short. Other characters: bill laterally flattened, black; feed on small fish and aquatic insects.
  • Fry, C.H., S. Keith & E.K. Urban (1988). The Birds of Africa, Volume III. Academic Press, London.
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Molecular Biology and Genetics

Molecular Biology

Statistics of barcoding coverage

Barcode of Life Data Systems (BOLD) Stats
Specimen Records: 71
Specimens with Sequences: 46
Specimens with Barcodes: 46
Species: 9
Species With Barcodes: 6
Public Records: 38
Public Species: 6
Public BINs: 5
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