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Taxonomy: Order Pelecaniformes >> Family Threskiornithidae >> Genus Threskiornis

Sacred Ibis (Unique ID: 1347)
Sacred Ibis
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Species: Sacred Ibis (Threskiornis aethiopicus)
Location: Cutler Wetlands, Miami, Florida, United States
Age: adult     Plumage: basic/year-round     Activity: wading
Sex: ---     Visibility: full body     Quantity: single
Photographer: Judd Patterson     Date: November 9, 2008
Equipment: Canon EOS 40D and Canon 500mm f/4L IS     Megapixels: 7.1

Notes: The Sacred Ibis is an African species that began to breed in South Florida. As of summer 2009, it is thought that efforts to eradicate this species have been successful.


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