Ibis

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Ibises
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Straw-necked Ibis


Straw-necked Ibis
Scientific classification
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Chordata
Class:Aves
Order:Ciconiiformes
Family:Threskiornithidae
Genera

Threskiornis
Pseudibis
Thaumatibis
Geronticus
Nipponia
Bostrychia
Theristicus
Cercibis
Mesembrinibis
Phimosus
Eudocimus
Plegadis
Lophotibis
Platalea

Ibises are a group of long-legged wading birds in the family Threskiornithidae. They all have long downcurved bills, and usually feed as a group, probing mud for food items, usually crustaceans. Most species nest in trees, often with spoonbills or herons.

The ibis family is one of the families in the order Ciconiiformes, which also includes other wading bird families:

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Sacred Ibis


Sacred Ibis

Order Ciconiiformes

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