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Oriental White Ibis (Juvenile)

Threskiornis melanocephalus

Description:

Considered to be a near threatened species ,the Oriental White Ibis faces the full gambit of threats, from hunting and disturbance at breeding colonies to drainage and conversion of foraging habitats to agriculture.

Habitat:

It occurs in marshy wetlands inland and on the coast, where it feeds on various fish, frogs and other water creatures, as well as on insects.

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1 Comment

Wild Things
Wild Things 8 years ago

Lovely.

Atul
Spotted by
Atul

Gujarāt, India

Spotted on Mar 6, 2012
Submitted on Mar 12, 2012

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