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Red-naped Ibis

Pseudibis papillosa

Description:

The Red-naped Ibis (Pseudibis papillosa) also known as the Indian Black Ibis or just the Black Ibis, is a species of ibis found in parts of the Indian Subcontinent. The sexes are alike. It has a curlew-like long down-curved bill, a black head with a patch of crimson, and a white patch near the shoulder. This largish black bird is found at lakes, in marshes, in riverbeds and on irrigated farmland—it is not as aquatic as many other species of ibis. It is gregarious and generally forages on margins of wetlands in small numbers. It is a common breeding resident in Haryana. It nests in trees and breeds from March to October in North India.

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3 Comments

harsuame
harsuame 7 years ago

Grandioso buen trabajo::

kozoga
kozoga 7 years ago

Good flight!

Arun
Arun 7 years ago

Awesome Capture !!

IqbalSiddiqui
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IqbalSiddiqui

India

Spotted on Jan 4, 2013
Submitted on Jan 4, 2013

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