(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 4th row photo (Lemuta, 2-13) and the bottom right photo (Lake Eyasi, 3-13) are courtesy of Paul Oliver. The right 5th row photo is courtesy of Koromicha Bernard. 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 © 2001-23 Ron Eggert or David Peterson
All other images are the property of the indicated photographers:
Steve Dolberg, Fain & Roger Zimmerman, Michael Oates
Paul Oliver, Koromicha Bernard, Karine Van der Vurst

Last Update this page: 12-20-24