|Plumbeous Ibis Theristicus
The Plumbeous Ibis is a relatively uncommon bird of the marshlands and open country of the Rivers Paraguay and Parana Basin.
With its uniform grey colour, its white forehead, its bushy crest and its reddish legs it is unmistakable.
|It feeds on insects and water
snails such as the apple snail Pomacea as do the Limpkin (Aramus
guarauna) and the Snail Kite (Rostrhamus sociabilis)
There are illustrations in HBW, Volume 1, Pages 473 and 498.
|There are recordings and a distribution map on xeno-canto.|
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