Wood ibis

The adult is a large bird 83-115 cm tall and 140-180 cm in wingspan. Males typically weigh 2.5–3.3 kg ; females weigh 2.0–2.8 kg It appears all white on the ground, with blackish-gray legs and pink feet. In flight, the trailing edge of the wings is black. The head is dark brown with a bald, black face, and the thick downcurved bill is dusky yellow. Juvenile birds are a duller version of the adult, generally browner on the neck, and with a paler bill.

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The Wood ibis is classified as Least Concern. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category.

The wood ibis is the only representative of the genus in the United States. It is showy and mainly white, the tail and quills of the wings being dark metallic green, and the face and head greenish blue; its total length is about 3 More

wood ibis in a SentenceSee images of wood ibisSearch wood ibis on the WebAlso called wood stork. - Origin: 1775–85, Americanism Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2010. Cite This Source|Link To wood ibis wood ibis n. More

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Wood Ibis will wade up to its belly in the water, round the edges of "alligators' holes," without ever being injured; but should one of these birds be shot, an alligator immediately makes towards it and pulls it under water. The gar-fish is not so courteous, but gives chase to the Ibises whenever an opportunity occurs. The snapping-turtle is also a great enemy to the young birds of this species. The flight of the Wood Ibis is heavy at its rising from the ground. More

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wood ibis, which is really a stork. The scarlet ibis of South America, E. ruber, is occasionally seen in the S United States. Ibises are classified in the phylum Chordata, subphylum Vertebrata, class Aves, order Ciconiiformes, family Threskiornithidae. - Wikipedia: Ibis - Top Home > Library > Miscellaneous > Wikipedia For other uses, see Ibis (disambiguation). More

The Wood Ibis is rarely met with single, even after the breeding season, and it is more easy for a person to see a hundred together at any period of the year, than to meet with one by itself. Nay, I have seen flocks composed of several thousands, and that there is a natural necessity for their flocking together I shall explain to you. More

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There is a tradition to the effect that the wood ibis is a solitary misanthrope, but Audubon mentions thousands in a flock; and while the day of such sights has passed forever in this land of bird butchers, one rarely sees a lone fisherman in the south today, and where one meets the bird at all, it is likely to be in the company of at least a score of its kind, with possibly a few buzzards sailing in their midst. More

wood ibisn (Life Sciences & Allied Applications / Animals) any of several storks having a downward-curved bill, esp Mycteria americana of America and Ibis ibis of AfricaThesaurusLegend: Synonyms Related Words Antonyms Noun 1. wood ibiswood ibis - any of several Old World birds of the genus IbisIbis ibis, wood storkibis - wading birds of warm regions having long slender down-curved billsgenus Ibis - ibises 2. More

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Order : Ciconiiformes
Family : Ciconiidae
Genus : Mycteria
Species : americana
Authority : Linnaeus, 1758