African Sacred Ibis

photo by Steve Garvie

Scientific classification

Order

Pelecaniformes

Family

Threskiornithidae

Subfamily

Treskiornis

Species

aethiornis

Appearance

* Large bird with white plumage and black head and neck
* Large black down curved bill
* Size: 66-84 cm

Habitat

Open country

Countries

Africa
Asia

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