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Southern Bald ibis

Geronticus calvus

Description:

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

Habitat:

Open sourveld grassland.

Notes:

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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KateBraun
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KateBraun

Sifundza seHhohho, Swaziland

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

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