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Black-headed Ibis - Threskiornis melanocephalus The Black-headed Ibis or Oriental White Ibis (Threskiornis melanocephalus) is a species of wading bird of the ibis family Threskiornithidae which breeds in the Indian Subcontinent and Southeast Asia from northern India, Bangladesh, Nepal and Sri Lanka east up to Japan. It builds a stick nest in a tree and lays 2-4 eggs. Black-headed Ibis,Threskiornis melanocephalus,back-headed ibis,bharatpur,india,pelecaniformes,threskiornis melanocephalus,threskiornithidae Click/tap to enlarge

Black-headed Ibis - Threskiornis melanocephalus

The Black-headed Ibis or Oriental White Ibis (Threskiornis melanocephalus) is a species of wading bird of the ibis family Threskiornithidae which breeds in the Indian Subcontinent and Southeast Asia from northern India, Bangladesh, Nepal and Sri Lanka east up to Japan. It builds a stick nest in a tree and lays 2-4 eggs.

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The Black-headed Ibis or Oriental White Ibis is a species of wading bird of the ibis family Threskiornithidae which breeds in the Indian Subcontinent and Southeast Asia from northern India, Bangladesh, Nepal and Sri Lanka east up to Japan. It builds a stick nest in a tree and lays 2 - 4 eggs.

It occurs in marshy wetlands inland and on the coast, where it feeds on various fish, frogs and other water creatures, as well as on insects. It walks about actively on marshy land probing with its.. more

Similar species: Pelecaniformes
Species identified by Massimiliano Maxfear Sticca
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By Massimiliano Maxfear Sticca

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Uploaded Dec 28, 2014. Captured Feb 22, 2013 05:10.
  • NIKON D3S
  • f/8.0
  • 10/5000s
  • ISO1250
  • 280mm