[Threskiornis aethiopicus]
  Habitat: Marshy wetlands and mud flats
  Size: 25.5-35"
  Weight: 3 lbs
  Wingspan: 12"
  Average Lifespan: 20 years
  Incubation Period: 28-29 days
  Number of Young: 3-5
  Conservation Status: Least Concern

 

 

 

  - In Egypt, the Sacred Ibis is venerated and often mummified as a symbol of the god Thoth
  - Ibises are an ancient species with fossil records going back 60 million years
  - In flight, ibises form diagonal lines or v-formations  

African Sacred Ibis Coloring Sheet

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