Globally, there are around 25,000 to 100,000 breeding pairs of this species remaining. They are only rarely kept in zoos.
Order: storks and relatives (incl. storks and herons); family: ibis and spoonbill
Predominantly animal nutrition: insects, snails, worms, reptiles
Open grasslands, pastures and fields, but also rivers and marshlands
2–3 eggs; incubation: 28 days Often forms larger breeding colonies of up to 50 pairs along cliffs and rocky headlands
Status according to Red List:Least concern (LC)