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White-faced Ibis Identification

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The Four Keys to ID

  • Size & Shape

    A medium-sized, long-legged wading bird with a long, strongly curved bill. It has a thick, oval-shaped body and a long neck. The wings are broad and fairly rounded.

    Relative Size

    Larger than a Cattle Egret, smaller than a Great Egret.

    Relative Sizecrow sizedcrow-sized

    • Both Sexes
      • Length: 18.1-22.1 in (46-56 cm)
      • Weight: 15.9-18.5 oz (450-525 g)
      • Wingspan: 35.4-36.6 in (90-93 cm)