African sacred ibis

African sacred ibis

Kingdom
Phylum
Class
Subclass
Infraclass
Superorder
Genus
SPECIES
Threskiornis aethiopicus
WEIGHT
1.5 kg
LENGTH
65-75 cm
WINGSPAN
112-124 cm

The African sacred ibis is a species of ibis, a wading bird of the family Threskiornithidae. It is native to Africa and the Middle East. It is especially known for its role in the religion of the Ancient Egyptians, where it was linked to the god Thoth; despite this, the species is currently extirpated from Egypt.

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Di

Diurnal

Ca

Carnivore

In

Insectivores

Ar

Arboreal

No

Nomadic

Te

Terrestrial

Co

Congregatory

Mo

Monogamy

Co

Colonial

So

Social

Mi

Migrating

A

starts with

Climate zones

Habits and Lifestyle

Seasonal behavior
Bird's call

Diet and Nutrition

Mating Habits

MATING BEHAVIOR
INDEPENDENT AGE
44 to 48 days

References

1. African sacred ibis Wikipedia article - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/African_sacred_ibis
2. African sacred ibis on The IUCN Red List site - https://www.iucnredlist.org/species/22697510/132068562
3. Xeno-canto bird call - https://xeno-canto.org/651807

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