Hadada Ibis
Bostrychia hagedash
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The hadada ibis is common throughout Tanzania, especially in moister areas. The red culmen and white malar stripe are diagnostic. The immature lacks the red bill and glossy wing. The top photo was taken in Malagarasi swamp (11-16), courtesy of Trude Peterson. The nest photo (Speke's Bay, 12-16) is courtesy Linda Bushman. The close-up of an immature (Sakina, 1-17) is courtesy of Paul Oliver. The immatiure in flight was photographed in Silale swamp (6-04). The other adults were photographed in Tarangire and Lake Manyara. Click the photo above to see enlargements that include another nest and various activities.
 
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All unattributed images on this website are:
copyright © 2001-17 Ron Eggert or David Peterson
All other images are the property of the indicated photographers:
Christopher Moses, Marie-France Grenouillet, Trude Peterson
Paul Oliver, Linda Bushman

Last Update this page: 2-03-17