Ibis, African Sacred


Name: Ibis, African Sacred

Scientific name: Threskiornis aethiopicus

Type: Ibis

Color: Black,White

Habitat: Fields

Size: 65cm

Conservation status:

Imported and can breed locally


Unmistakable with black and white plumage, long black scapulars drooping over rear end and long, decurved bill. Juvenile has mottled head and neck. In flight, shows diagnostic black line on rear edge of wings. Rather heavy in flight with longish neck outstretched and legs protruding beyond tail.

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