Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Ibises and Spoonbills :: Black-headed Ibis

Black-headed Ibis Threskiornis melanocephalus

Described by: Latham (1790)
Alternate common name(s): Oriental White Ibis, Oriental Ibis, Oriental Black-necked Ibis, Indian Black-necked Ibis
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


Keoladeo National Park, Bharatpur, Rajasthan, India - Dec 1, 2001 © Dave Behrens  Keoladeo National Park, Bharatpur, Rajasthan, India - Mar, 2004 © Dave Behrens  India - Date unknown © Giuliano Gerra and Silvio Sommazzi 
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Indian subcontenint;
Ex. s. Indochina; Java; e. Asia; Four populations; Pakistan, Nepal, India, Sri Lanka. S. Cambodia and s. South Vietnam. Java. C. and ne. China (Hopeh and possibly s. Manchuria). Migrates through Shantung and Honan.
Winters in Bangladesh, Burma, Thailand, Cambodia, c. and s. Laos, Vietnam (Mekong Delta), Malaya, Sumatra, w. Java (Pulau Dua), Borneo, e. China from Fukien and Kwangtung to Yunnan and Hainan), Japan (c. Honshu s.), Taiwan, Philippines (Luzon).


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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.


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