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What Is The Scientific Name Of Glossy Ibis? (ANSWER) SCIENTIFIC NAME OF GLOSSY IBIS – In this topic, we are going to know and identify th...

What Is The Scientific Name Of Glossy Ibis? (ANSWER)



SCIENTIFIC NAME OF GLOSSY IBIS – In this topic, we are going to know and identify the scientific name of glossy ibis.Image from: eBird



It is a bird species from the ibis family Threskiornithidae.



 
The ibis is a wading bird with a global range and is the most widespread of all ibis species. They were, however, rarely observed in the Philippines.The ibis seem dark at a distance but have stunning colors of deep maroon, emerald, bronze, and violet upon closer look.



 
The glossy ibis are long-legged with long bills, which makes them easily mistaken as Eastern curlew.

The bird forage close together in open fresh marshes but can also be seen in brackish and saltwater marshes, mudflats, mangrove swamps, wet agricultural fields, lakes, shallow rivers, and pond edges.



 
It is also known for its courtship, which it it bows to one another, preening each other and touching their bills together.



Scientific NameThe binomial name of glossy ibis is Plegadis falcinellus.



 
Plegadis is a genus in the ibis family Threskiornithidae. The genus name is derived from the Ancient Greek term plegados, which means ‘sickle‘.



The specific epithet falcinellus, on the other hand, is a Latin term derived from falx or falcis, which also means “sickle“.



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