Masked Finfoot, Asian Finfoot

Masked Finfoot, Asian Finfoot

Masked Finfoot, Asian Finfoot by Rob Butler
Species & Artwork Details
Status: 
Endangered
Family: 
HELIORNITHIDAE
Order: 
GRUIFORMES
Genus: 
Heliopais
Species: 
personatus
Population trend: 
decreasing
Authority: 
(Gray, 1849)
Synonyms: 
Heliopais personata|Heliopais personata|Heliopais personata|Heliopais personata|Heliopais personata
Medium: 
ink and watercolour
This bird looks like it was designed by a committee but its facial markings reveal a hidden design sense.