Length: 20-25 in Wingspan: 40-45 in Weight: 1.5-2.5 lbs
Distinctive white with red facial skin and long curved bill. Black wingtips in flight.
Range map by Neotropical Birds
In Native American folklore, the White Ibis was the last animal to seek shelter before a hurricane, but also the first to re-emerge once the skies cleared; thus, the birds symbolized impending danger, but also the optimism of emerging safely on the other side.
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