English Name Bare-faced Ibis
Scientific Name Phimosus infuscatus
German Name Mohrenibis
Spanish Name Ibis Afeitado
French Name Ibis à face nue
Bare-faced Ibis
Peters Family Name THRESKIORNITHIDAE(Threskiornithinae):Ibises Order 383.0
Sibley Monroe Family Name THRESKIORNITHIDAE:Ibises,Spoonbills Order 3813.0
Gill Family Name THRESKIORNITHIDAE:Ibises,Spoonbills Order 532.0
New 2013 Family Name THRESKIORNITHIDAE,Eudociminae:Eudocimine Ibises Order 388.0
English Synonyms
  • Whispering Ibis
$Eudocimus [albus] ruber Sibley & Monroe,1990,Distribution and Taxonomy of Birds of the World,p.311.
Authority (M.C.H.Lichtenstein 1823)
Habitat forest and savanna rivers and ponds;lowlands-2000m
Breeding "Early in wet season in Venezuela and Colombia;rather continuous during all rainy season;ealy summer (October-December) in SE Brazil." (HBW,1,p.500)
Not well known,but movements related to rainfall seem to be usual throughout range.In Córdoba,Argentina, only occurs in wet years,sometimes in fair numbers.In Brazil,appears periodically in great numbers in some regions: e.g.Pantanal and Mato Grosso.