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Southern Bald ibis

Geronticus calvus


Large bird with distinctive bald red head and white face. The second photo includes both an adult and a juvenile.


Open sourveld grassland.


The bald ibis nest on the cliffs above the Malolotja Falls, and can often be seen feeding in open grassland, particularly areas where the grass has been burnt.

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Sifundza seHhohho, Swaziland

Spotted on Aug 2, 2013
Submitted on Jan 29, 2014

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