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Category:Threskiornithidae - BirdForum Opus

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Family: Threskiornithidae


Ibises and Spoonbills. The family has a worldwide distribution. Several members of this group have a bill-tip organ.


Threskiornithidae is a family in the order Pelecaniformes. It was formerly placed in the order Ciconiiformes.

Family Threskiornithidae viewedit

Genus Eudocimus viewedit
E. albus White Ibis
E. ruber Scarlet Ibis

Genus Plegadis viewedit
P. falcinellus Glossy Ibis
P. chihi White-faced Ibis
P. ridgwayi Puna Ibis

Genus Lophotibis viewedit
L. cristata Madagascar Ibis

Genus Cercibis viewedit
C. oxycerca Sharp-tailed Ibis

Genus Mesembrinibis viewedit
M. cayennensis Green Ibis

Genus Phimosus viewedit
P. infuscatus Bare-faced Ibis

Genus Theristicus viewedit
T. caerulescens Plumbeous Ibis
T. caudatus Buff-necked Ibis
T. melanopis Black-faced Ibis
T. branickii Andean Ibis

Genus Threskiornis viewedit
T. aethiopicus African Sacred Ibis
T. bernieri Malagasy Sacred Ibis
Skull t.png T. solitarius
Reunion Ibis Skull t.png
T. melanocephalus Black-headed Ibis
T. molucca Australian Ibis
T. spinicollis Straw-necked Ibis

Genus Pseudibis viewedit
P. papillosa Red-naped Ibis
P. davisoni White-shouldered Ibis
P. gigantea Giant Ibis

Genus Geronticus viewedit
G. eremita Northern Bald Ibis
G. calvus Southern Bald Ibis

Genus Nipponia viewedit
N. nippon Crested Ibis

Genus Bostrychia viewedit
B. olivacea Olive Ibis
B. bocagei Sao Tome Ibis
B. rara Spot-breasted Ibis
B. hagedash Hadada Ibis
B. carunculata Wattled Ibis

Genus Platalea viewedit
P. leucorodia Eurasian Spoonbill
P. regia Royal Spoonbill
P. alba African Spoonbill
P. minor Black-faced Spoonbill
P. flavipes Yellow-billed Spoonbill
P. ajaja Roseate Spoonbill


  1. Cunningham et al. (2010). Bill morphology or Ibises suggests a remote-tactile sensory system for prey detection. The Auk 127:308-316.


This category has the following 14 subcategories, out of 14 total.