White ibis Eudocimus albus

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Adults are unmistakable. Curlews are much smaller, mottled brown and black with white necks and bellies and usually with a distinctive head pattern. The white belly of the immature White Ibis distinguishes it from Glossy Ibis and White-faced Ibis.

Length and wingspan from: Robbins, C.S., Bruun, B., Zim, H.S., (1966). Birds of North America. New York: Western Publishing Company, Inc.