WoRMS taxon details

Threskiornis aethiopicus (Latham, 1790)

212673  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:212673)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh
Description Length: 64-89 cm. Plumage: white. Immature as adult. Bare parts: iris brown, ringed with red when breeding; facial skin:...  
Description Length: 64-89 cm. Plumage: white. Immature as adult. Bare parts: iris brown, ringed with red when breeding; facial skin: head and neck black; bill black with horn tip; feet and legs black tinged red. Habitat: coastal lagoons, tidal flats, offshore islands and highly varied inland habitats. <388><393><391> [details]
WoRMS (2018). Threskiornis aethiopicus (Latham, 1790). Accessed at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=212673 on 2018-04-25
Date
action
by
1998-07-17 10:53:12Z
created
1998-09-25 09:27:15Z
changed
2011-04-07 09:46:00Z
changed

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basis of record Brown, L.H., E.K. Urban & K. Newman (1982). The Birds of Africa, Volume I. Academic Press, London. [details]   

context source (RAS) Australian Antarctic Data Centre. , available online at https://data.aad.gov.au/aadc/biodiversity/ [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From other sources
Description Length: 64-89 cm. Plumage: white. Immature as adult. Bare parts: iris brown, ringed with red when breeding; facial skin: head and neck black; bill black with horn tip; feet and legs black tinged red. Habitat: coastal lagoons, tidal flats, offshore islands and highly varied inland habitats. <388><393><391> [details]
 

LanguageName 
Dutch heilge ibis  [details]
English sacred ibisAfrican sacred ibis  [details]
French ibis sacré  [details]
German HeiligerIbis  [details]
Modern Greek (1453-) Αφρικανική ιερή ίβιδα  [details]