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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.
|Classification||Order: storks and relatives (incl. storks and herons); family: ibis and spoonbill|
|Diet||Predominantly animal nutrition: insects, snails, worms, reptiles|
|Habitat||Open grasslands, pastures and fields, but also rivers and marshlands|
|Reproduction||2–3 eggs; incubation: 28 days Often forms larger breeding colonies of up to 50 pairs along cliffs and rocky headlands|