White-faced Ibis

Plegadis chihi

Order

CICONIIFORMES

Family

Ibises and Spoonbills (Threskiornithidae)

Code 4

WFIB

Code 6

PLECHI

ITIS

HEAD

White-faced Ibis Head Illustration
  • Bill Shape: Curved (up or down)
  • Eye Color: Brown at hatching turning to blood red.
  • Head pattern: Plain, Unique pattern
  • Crown Color: Red-brown with bronze and green gloss.
  • Forehead Color: Red-brown with bronze and green gloss.
  • Nape Color: Red-brown
  • Throat Color: Red-brown to black.
  • Cere color: No Data

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BODY

White-faced Ibis Body Illustration
  • Length Range: 51-66 cm (20-26 in)
  • Weight: 726 g (25.6 oz)
  • Size: Large (16 - 32 in)
  • Color Primary: Brown, Sheen or Iridescence
  • Underparts: Red-brown
  • Upperparts: Red-brown with bronze and green gloss.
  • Back Pattern: Solid
  • Belly Pattern: Solid
  • Breast Pattern: Solid

FLIGHT

  • Flight Pattern: Several rapid shallow wing beats followed by glide.
  • Wingspan Range: 91-97 cm (36-38 in)
  • Wing Shape: Rounded-Wings, Long-Wings
  • Tail shape: Squared Tail
  • Tail Pattern: Solid
  • Upper Tail: Red-brown with bronze and green gloss.
  • Under Tail: Red-brown
  • Leg Color: Red-pink
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Parts of a Standing bird X
Head Feathers and Markings X
Parts of a Flying bird X