Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Ibises and Spoonbills :: Sacred Ibis
Sacred Ibis Threskiornis aethiopicus
Described by: Latham (1790)
Alternate common name(s): Aldabra Sacred-ibis, Madagascar Sacred-ibis, Madagascar Ibis
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors
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RangeAfrica s. of Sahara; W. Madagascar;
(2) Coastal w. Madagascar.
(3) Se. Iraq (s. Amara to Fao) and adjacent Iran, s. Mauritania, Senegambia, Guinea, Sierra Leone, Liberia, c. Mali, c. Niger, Ivory Coast, Upper Volta, Ghana, Nigeria, Cameroon, s. Chad, Central African Republic, n. Sudan including most of the Nile River Valley, Ethiopia, w. Somalia, Kenya (breeds annually near Kisumu, Garsen and Lake Turkana), Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi, Zaire, Congo, Gabon, Angola, n. and s. Namibia, Zambia, Tanzania, Malawi, Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Botswana, n., e., and s. South Africa. Introduced to Taiwan.
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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.
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