Glossy Ibis

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Glossy Ibis

Plegadis falcinellus
  • ORDER: Pelecaniformes
  • FAMILY: Threskiornithidae
Basic Description

A dark wading bird with a long, down-curved bill. Although the Glossy Ibis in North America lives primarily along the Atlantic Coast, it also can be found in Europe, Africa, Asia, and Australia.

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Other Names
  • Morito Común (Spanish)
  • Ibis falcinelle (French)
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