Southern Bald Ibis - Geronticus calvus

Length 2.6 ft (78.0 cm)
Wingspan 4.1-4.4 ft (124.5-134.6 cm)
Weight 2.2-2.9 lb (1-1.3 g)
Clutch Size 1-3
Chicks at birth Semi-altricial
IUCN Conservation Status Vulnerable

The Southern Bald Ibis is found in southern Africa. They prefer open grassland or semi-desert. They are large, glossy blue-black with a coppery patch on wings. They have a bald red head with white face, a long, red, decurved bill and red legs and feet.

Diet includes insects and other terrestrial invertebrates.

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