Glossy Ibis

Plegadis falcinellus

Order

CICONIIFORMES

Family

Ibises and Spoonbills (Threskiornithidae)

Code 4

GLIB

Code 6

PLEFAL

ITIS

HEAD

Glossy Ibis Head Illustration.jpg
  • Bill Shape: Curved (up or down)
  • Eye Color: Dark brown.
  • Head pattern: Plain, Unique pattern
  • Crown Color: Red-brown with green and purple gloss.
  • Forehead Color: Red-brown with green and purple gloss.
  • Nape Color: Red-brown
  • Throat Color: Red-brown
  • Cere color: No Data

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BODY

Glossy Ibis Body Illustration.jpg
  • Length Range: 58 cm (23 in)
  • Weight: 538-623 g (19-22 oz)
  • Size: Large (16 - 32 in)
  • Color Primary: Brown, Rufous or Rust, Sheen or Iridescence
  • Underparts: Red-brown.
  • Upperparts: Red-brown with green and purple gloss.
  • Back Pattern: Solid
  • Belly Pattern: Solid
  • Breast Pattern: Solid

FLIGHT

Glossy Ibis Flight Illustration.jpg
  • Flight Pattern: Direct flight with purposeful wingbeats and short glides, characteristic profile due to outstretched drooping neck and slightly droopy legs.
  • Wingspan Range: 91 cm (36 in)
  • Wing Shape: Rounded-Wings, Long-Wings
  • Tail shape: Rounded Tail
  • Tail Pattern: Solid
  • Upper Tail: Red-brown with green and purple gloss.
  • Under Tail: Red-brown
  • Leg Color: Gray-green
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