(African) Sacred Ibis
Threskiornis aethiopicus
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The black and white color of the sacred ibis separates it from all other African ibises. The immature is dull brown/black with white flecks on the neck. The 3rd row photo (Lemuta, 2-13) and the bottom right photo (Lake Eyasi, 3-13) are courtesy of Paul Oliver. The other photos were taken at Tarangire, Arusha NP, Ngorongoro Crater and Nanja Dam. The breeding adult shows red underwing skin (see slideshow photo #1: click the photo above to see).
 
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All unattributed images on this website are:
copyright © 2001-16 Ron Eggert or David Peterson
All other images are the property of the indicated photographers:
Steve Dolberg, Fain & Roger Zimmerman, Michael Oates, Paul Oliver

Last Update this page: 12-23-16