Scientific Name: Threskiornis melanocephalus Common Name: Black-headed Ibis Other Name: Oriental white ibis, Indian white ibis, Black-necked ibis
Identifying Features: black head, black neck, black long bill, black legs, white plumage
- The black-headed ibis is very versatile being able to use a large variety of natural and man-made habitats.
- It nests in heronry colonies near wetlands. It builds a platform nest of sticks, lined with grass and threads.
This image was clicked by Pradeepkumar Devadoss – via Flickr.
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