Scarlet Ibis

Scarlet Ibis

Eudocimus ruber

About the Scarlet Ibis:

Scarlet ibis are completely covered in bright red feathers apart from their black wing tips, they have a long curved beak and long red legs.  

Habitat and Distribution

Scarlet ibis are found in marshes, swamps, lakes and streams in northern South America and further around the coast of Brazil.   

Scarlet ibis can be found in large groups containing thousands of birds.  They lay three to five eggs in a nest made loosely out of sticks.

Conservation Status: Common

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