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Buff-necked Ibis / Coclí

Theristicus caudatus


These birds use their long beaks to find insects on earth, always go in pairs and are called "coclís" by the natives of the region, simulating the sound they make when they take flight./////// Estas aves usan su largo pico para buscar insectos en la tierra, siempre andan en pareja y son llamados "coclís" por los nativos de la región, simulando el sonido que hacen cuando alzan vuelo.

2 Species ID Suggestions

Buff Necked Ibis
Theristicus melanopis Buff-necked Ibis
Atul 9 years ago
Buff-necked Ibis or White-throated Ibis
Theristicus caudatus Buff-necked Ibis

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The Theristicus melanopis is of colder wheather, Colombia is to hot for that species.

Avinash Hindupur
Avinash Hindupur 9 years ago

Looks like Buff necked Ibis and Black faced Ibis, But I suggest buff necked as this has a white patch in its wings with rest being same. Earlier both were considered under same species.

Ah, just missed you Atul :)

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Arauca, Colombia

Spotted on Dec 28, 2011
Submitted on Jan 31, 2012


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