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  • proper n. A taxonomic genus within the family Threskiornithidae.


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  • Scarlet ibis, Eudocimus ruber formerly, Guara rubra; protonym, Scolopax rubra, also known locally as the gaurá, photographed at Belém, at the mouth of the Amazon, Brazil.

    Mystery bird: scarlet ibis, Eudocimus ruber

  • Response: This is a scarlet ibis, Eudocimus ruber.

    Mystery bird: scarlet ibis, Eudocimus ruber

  • Among the bird species the following are the commonest: military macaw Ara militaris (VU), rufescent tinamu Crypturellus cinnamomeus, spot‑bellied bobwhite Colinus leucopogon, great curassow Crax rubra, crested guan Penelope purpurascens, blue‑winged teal Anas discors, roseate spoonbill Ajaia ajaja, thick knee Burhinus bistriatus, jabiru Jabiru mycteria (VU), ibis Eudocimus albus and laughing falcon Herpetotheres cachinans.

    Area de Conservación Guanacaste, Costa Rica

  • An occasional breeding area for Eudocimus ruber, up to 3 million individuals of Calidris Pusilla found during northern winter; mixed breeding colonies of herons and egrets.

    Guianan mangroves

  • The South American endemic, scarlet ibis (Eudocimus ruber) breeds in this ecoregion along the coast of Suriname.

    Guianan mangroves

  • Very remarkable is the fact that a typical mangrove species, the scarlet ibis (Eudocimus ruber), thought to be extirpated from a large part of its range, has been found in Cubatão since 1982, indicating a new wave of colonization to this ecoregion.

    Ilha Grande mangroves

  • Only four of these species are shared by all these localities: the common egret (Casmerodius albus), the black vulture (Coragyps atratus), the brown pelican (Pelecanus occidentalis) and the scarlet ibis (Eudocimus ruber).

    Coastal Venezuelan mangroves

  • Scarlet ibises (Eudocimus ruber), Cuare Wildlife Refuge, Venezuela.

    Coastal Venezuelan mangroves

  • Most of the animals to be found in mangroves also appear elsewhere in other coastal ecosystems, and even in areas hundreds of kilometers from the coastal area, as in the case of the scarlet ibis (Eudocimus ruber), although some endemics have been recorded, such as the Trochilidae birds (Lepidopyga lilliae and Amazilia tzacatl) the latter being responsible for the pollination of Pelliciera in Colombia.

    Coastal Venezuelan mangroves

  • Notable among these are scarlet ibis (Eudocimus ruber) and semi-palmated sandpiper (Calidris pusilla).

    Paramaribo swamp forests


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