Baking: White-Faced Ibis

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Plegadis chihi

Length: 15-25 in Wingspan: 35-40 in Weight: 1-2 lbs

Identification:

Dark bird with curved light bill. Variable amount of white on face. Wings and head with greenish iridescence.

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Distribution:

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Range map by Neotropical Birds

Cool Facts:

The White-Faced Ibis hatches with a short, straight bill. Over time the bill elongates and curves into the distinctive adult form, perfect for poking into mud beds in search of crustaceans and aquatic insects.

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References:

All About Birds

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