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Scarlet Ibis

Endocimus ruber




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12 Comments

Stunning !

The MnMs
The MnMs 3 years ago

Wow! Brilliant red, pretty bird! :-)

Adarsha B S
Adarsha B S 5 years ago

Stunning color!
I agree with Gilma! Nice question :)

Sergio Monteiro
Sergio Monteiro 5 years ago

Some years ago, these birds were on the verge of extinction, due to the hunt for their feathers. Now protected, their number is slowly growing again.

KarenL
KarenL 5 years ago

Fun fact! Scarlet ibises owe their vibrant red color to carotene from their diet of crustaceans! https://upload.facebook.com/projectnoah/...

KarenSaxton
KarenSaxton 5 years ago

Amazing color.

RiekoS
RiekoS 5 years ago

Beautiful red.

Pradeep Kumar
Pradeep Kumar 5 years ago

Beautiful bird and nice color!

Fyn Kynd
Fyn Kynd 5 years ago

Such an amazing bird.

outsidegirl0
outsidegirl0 5 years ago

cool...

akshaya
akshaya 5 years ago

just wow!

That is unreal!! It is gorgeous!! How does a bird that colorful hides from predators... : o

São José de Ribamar, MA, Brazil

Lat: -2.56, Long: -44.06

Spotted on Feb 4, 2014
Submitted on Feb 4, 2014

Spotted for mission

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