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Glossy Ibis

Plegadis falcinellus ORDER: PELECANIFORMES FAMILY: THRESKIORNITHIDAE

IUCN Conservation Status: Least Concern

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.

Calls

  • Calls in a colony
     
  • Courtesy of Macaulay Library
    © Cornell Lab of Ornithology.

Nasal moaning "urm." Croaks and rattles at breeding colony.

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