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Buff-necked Ibis

Theristicus caudatus

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Stocky ibis. Very similar to Black-faced Ibis but no range overlap. Back and wings mostly gray with black belly and contrasting buffy neck and head. Long decurved bill and pink legs. Usually found in pairs or small groups, in open habitats like pastures and savannas. Often far from water, unlike most other ibis.

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Neotropical Birds

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