White-faced Ibis - Plegadis chihi

Length 1.9 ft (58.4 cm)
Wingspan 3.0 ft (91.4 cm)
Weight 1.3 lb (589.7 g)
Clutch Size 3-5
Chicks at birth Semi-altricial
IUCN Conservation Status Least Concern
Continents:NA, SA

White-faced Ibis are found in western and central U.S., Mexico and southeast South America. They breed in marshes in bushes and low trees. Sexes are similar and they are chestnut-brown with a long de-curved bill and red eyes and legs. During breeding, they have a white band around their bare face. They eat insects, earthworms, fish, crayfish, and small mammals.

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