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Glossy Ibis

Plegadis falcinellus (Linnaeus, 1766)

Коровайка | Каравайка
adult

2013-05-03
Feodosіia
© Oksana Raldugina

Description

Glossy Ibis is medium-sized bird with down-curved long bill. Summer plumage is dark-red-brownish with green and purple metallic gloss on forehead, crown, mantle and wings. In winter plumage upperparts are dark-greenish-brown slightly purple glossed; head and upper-neck are dark-greenish-brown with white edges of feathers. Male is distinguished from female by well expressed crest on head (on females this crest is slightly expressed or just absent), by easy curving of bill and by body sizes. Legs are greenish-black; bill, eye-ring and skin between bill and eye are dark-greenish-brown; eyes are dark-brown. Juveniles is similar on adults in winter plumage but its metallic gloss is much less expressed. Sizes: males - wing 290-306, bill 126-150, tarsus 90-123 mm; female - wing 265-280, bill 100-125, tarsus 80-96 mm.

References

"Птицы Казахстана" том 1. "Наука". Алма-Ата, 1960.

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