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Scarlet Ibis

Endocimus ruber

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Stunning !

The MnMs
The MnMs 6 years ago

Wow! Brilliant red, pretty bird! :-)

Adarsha B S
Adarsha B S 8 years ago

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

Sergio Monteiro
Sergio Monteiro 8 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 8 years ago

Fun fact! Scarlet ibises owe their vibrant red color to carotene from their diet of crustaceans!

KarenSaxton 8 years ago

Amazing color.

RiekoS 8 years ago

Beautiful red.

Pradeep Kumar
Pradeep Kumar 8 years ago

Beautiful bird and nice color!

Fyn Kynd
Fyn Kynd 8 years ago

Such an amazing bird.

outsidegirl0 8 years ago


akshaya 8 years ago

just wow!

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

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Maranhão, Brazil

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

Spotted for Mission

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