Birds of Colombia

    PELECANIFORMES: Threskiornithidae (Ibises, Spoonbills)  
Genus: Cercibis (1 species, 1 worldwide)

Sharp-tailed Ibis
Sharp-tailed Ibis (Cercibis oxycerca)
Hato Aurora, Casanare, Colombia  
Photograph by Tom Friedel   © All Rights Reserved.

Except for an isolated population in northeast Brazil, found in the 'llanos' flooded grassland ecosystem. Note longer tail than Bare-faced Ibis.

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Really Experimental sites:       Guyana       Cuba