Species Threskiornis aethiopicus (Latham, 1790) (Sacred ibis)

Biological classification:
  • kingdom: Animalia
  • - phylum: Chordata
  • -- order: Pelecaniformes
  • --- family: Threskiornithidae
  • ---- species: Threskiornis aethiopicus
Characteristics:carnivore; body-length: 90 cm; white plumage; black edges on the wings; the head is bald and black; long, curved, black bill; in breeding season the naked skin of the underwing turns red
References:Sinclair 1994: 62
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