The African Sacred Ibis (Threskiornis aethiopicus) is a species of ibis. An adult individual is 68 cm long with all-white body plumage apart from dark plumes on the rump. The bald head and neck, thick curved bill and legs are black. The white wings show a black rear border in flight. Sexes are similar, but juveniles have dirty white plumage, a smaller bill and some feathering on the neck.
Photographed in the Bird Park of Walsrode, Germany.