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A white ibis with a red face and a long decurved red bill, found chiefly from the southern US to northern South America.
- ‘About 50 species were recorded there including long distance migrants like pallid harriers, ruff and reeves, white ibis, comb ducks, etc.’
- ‘Other wildlife such as river otters, wood storks, white ibis, great blue herons, limpkins, and great egrets can be spotted in the canal.’
- ‘Black-headed white ibises hunch about in their craven manner, and pond herons stand stock still, eyes on the water.’
- ‘At Vedanthangal one can sight glossy and white ibis, painted storks, grey pelicans, shovellors, garganey, whistling teals, Indian moorhen and dabchicks, says K. Murugan, who briefs visitors on the bird species.’
- ‘Some years, the number of long-legged wading birds nesting in Florida's Everglades - white ibis, snowy egret, tricolored heron, and the like - shoots up to about four times its normal level.’
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