African Sacred Ibis - Threskiornis aethiopicus

Ibis sacré

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African Sacred Ibis , Flight
The Sacred Ibis (Threskiornis aethiopicus) is a species of wading bird of the ibis family, Threskiornithidae, which breeds in sub-Saharan Africa, SE Iraq and formerly in Egypt, where it was venerated and often mummified as a symbol of the god Thoth. It has also been introduced into France, Italy and Spain.
  • Flight
  • Ibis Sagrado
  • Ibis-sagrado
  • Heiliger Ibis
  • Threskiornis aethiopicus
  • Pelecaniformes

The species

Classification

Order  : Pélécaniformes
Family : Threskiornithidae
Species : African Sacred Ibis

Geographic range by countries


specie's pictures


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The picture

O.Net ref. : geth25518
Author : G. Theron
Nature Photography

Shooting

date : 2006 Oct
Country : South Africa (sf)
Region : Province of KwaZulu-Natal
Place : Mkuze Game Reserve Mkuze Game Reserve
Lat. : 27° 37' 17'' South
Lng. : 32° 15' 0'' East

Exif Data [+] [-]


Model : Canon EOS 20D
Exposure : 1/800 s
aperture : 10
Focal length : 500 mm
Iso : 200
Flash : no