Baking: White Ibis

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Jabiru mycteria

Length: 20-25 in Wingspan: 40-45 in Weight: 1.5-2.5 lbs

Identification:

Distinctive white with red facial skin and long curved bill. Black wingtips in flight.

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Distribution:

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Range map by Neotropical Birds

Cool Facts:

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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References:

All About Birds

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