Ibises and spoonbills

Ibises and spoonbills

Order:  Ciconiiformes . Family:  Threskiornithidae
The Threskiornithidae is a family of large terrestrial and wading birds which includes the ibises and spoonbills. They have long, broad wings with 11 primary and about 20 secondary feathers. They are strong fliers and despite their size and weight, very capable soarers. There are 36 species worldwide and 4 species which occur in Pakistan.

1.Glossy Ibis        Plegadis falcinellus

2.Red naped Ibis     Pseudibis papillosa

3.Eurasian Spoonbill Platalea leucorodia

4.Black-headed Ibis  Threskiornis melanocephalus

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