The Threskiornithinae (scientific name) or ibis is a group of wading birds which are found almost all across the globe in warm regions, except the South Pacific Islands. Depending on the species, their height ranges from 22-30 inches. Known for their long necks and beaks, these birds usually have brown, white and grey plumage. They also have bear spots, usually on their throats or faces. They are omnivores, which eat fish, crabs, reptiles and insects, which they grab out of the water with their long beaks. They are social birds which live in flocks and their nests are usually near water-bodies, in trees, where they lay a clutch which has 2 eggs, incubated for a few weeks. Its IUCN listing is the LEAST CONCERN.

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