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Green Ibis silhouette

Mesembrinibis cayennensis

Description:

The Green Ibis is a wading bird in the family Threskiornithidae. It is the only member of the genus Mesembrinibis. This is a resident breeder from Honduras through Nicaragua, Costa Rica and western Panama, and South America to northern Argentina.

Habitat:

Wooden swamps and rivers

Notes:

This pic shows a very rectangular pattern in the wings

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2 Comments

Is interesting the face also looks a little like a vulture; I will post a pic so you can see.

alicelongmartin
alicelongmartin 9 years ago

In the silhouete, it almost has feathers like a vulture.

Jonathan Sequeira
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Jonathan Sequeira

Heredia, Costa Rica

Spotted on Dec 25, 2011
Submitted on Jan 5, 2012

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