Glossy Ibis on the Lake

Glossy Ibis on the Lake

The glossy ibis is a water bird in the order Pelecaniformes and the ibis and spoonbill family Threskiornithidae. The scientific name derives from Ancient Greek plegados and Latin, falcis, both meaning “sickle” and referring to the distinctive shape of the bill.

Distribution: Europe, America, Africa, Asia. Occasionally appeared in Taiwan.

Video Source: 彩䴉/Glossy Ibis from Chuenguey Hwang on Youtube  CC BY

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