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White Ibis (Eudocimus albus)

White Ibis (Eudocimus albus)

White Ibis (Eudocimus albus)



White Ibis (Eudocimus albus) White Ibis (Eudocimus albus)

Class: Aves
Family: Threskiornithidae
Common Name: White Ibis
Genus: Eudocimus
Species Name: albus

About The White Ibis

Eudocimus albus, the white ibis, is a member of the Order Ciconiiformes (herons and storks). It is a long necked wading bird in which the sexes are similar in appearance. Major identifying characteristics include its long decurved bill, longer in males than in females; entirely white body coloration, pink bill, and legs, black tipped outer primary feathers, and distinctive bare face which ranges in shades from red to pink. The eyes of adults are blue.

Rights Holder: Smithsonian Marine Station at Fort Pierce

Trips Where Observed

Mexico to Panama
Mexico, Nayarit
Mexico, Veracruz
Texas

Member Lifelists

Mexico
North America
United States
World

Sites Where Observed

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