African Sacred Ibis

Threskiornis aethiopicus - Ibis sacré

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Pelecaniformes

  • Family
    :

    Threskiornithidés

  • Genus
    :

    Threskiornis

  • Species
    :

    aethiopicus

Descriptor

Latham, 1790

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 89 cm
  • Wingspan
    : 112 à 124 cm.
  • Weight
    : 1250 à 1500 g
Longevity

21 years

Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

African Sacred Ibis (Threskiornis aethiopicus) is a species of bird in the Threskiornithidae family.

Subspecific information monotypic species

Foreign names

  • Ibis sacré,
  • Ibis Sagrado,
  • Ibis-sagrado,
  • Heiliger Ibis,
  • szent íbisz,
  • Heilige Ibis,
  • Ibis sacro,
  • Helig ibis,
  • Helligibis,
  • ibis posvätný,
  • ibis posvátný,
  • Hellig Ibis,
  • pyhäiibis,
  • Skoorsteenveër,
  • ibis sagrat africà,
  • Nílaríbis,
  • ibis czczony,
  • svētais ibiss,
  • sveti ibis,
  • Священный ибис,
  • クロトキ(ショウジョウトキ),
  • 埃及圣鹮,
  • 埃及聖鹮〔非洲白鹮〕,

Habitat

Forest : Subtropical/Tropical Mangrove Vegetation Above High Tide Level ; Grassland : Subtropical/Tropical Seasonally Wet/Flooded ; Wetlands (inland) : Permanent Rivers/Streams/Creeks (includes waterfalls), Permanent Freshwater Lakes (over 8ha), Seasonal/Intermittent Freshwater Lakes (over 8ha), Permanent Freshwater Marshes/Pools (under 8ha), Seasonal/Intermittent Freshwater Marshes/Pools (under 8ha) ; Marine Intertidal : Mud Flats and Salt Flats, Tidepools ; Marine Coastal/Supratidal : Sea Cliffs and Rocky Offshore Islands, Coastal Freshwater Lakes ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Arable Land, Rural Gardens, Urban Areas ; Artificial/Aquatic and Marine : Ponds (below 8ha), Salt Exploitation Sites, Wastewater Treatment Areas

Geographic range

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