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Globally, there are around 25,000 to 100,000 breeding pairs of this species remaining. They are only rarely kept in zoos.


ClassificationOrder: storks and relatives (incl. storks and herons); family: ibis and spoonbill
DietPredominantly animal nutrition: insects, snails, worms, reptiles
HabitatOpen grasslands, pastures and fields, but also rivers and marshlands
Reproduction2–3 eggs; incubation: 28 days Often forms larger breeding colonies of up to 50 pairs along cliffs and rocky headlands

Status according to Red List

More information you will get on the web page of the IUCN Red List.

Verbreitung Schwarzzügelibis