THRESKIORNITHIDAE,Threskiornithinae:Threskiornine Ibises and Spoonbills
Asian White Ibis
Indian Black-necked Ibis
Indian White Ibis
Oriental Black-necked Ibis
Oriental White Ibis
$Threskiornis aethiopicus aethiopicus Steinbacher,1979,in Mayr & Cottrell(eds.),Checklist of the Birds of the World,2nd ed.,1,p.263.
"June-Octoberin N.India,November-March in southern India & Sri Lanka." (HBW,1,p.493)
Sedentary throughout Indian Peninsula, with frequent nomadic movements related to water conditions. Population in northeast China migrates in winter to southeast China,occasionally to Taiwan.Rare winter visitor to Japan with 77 records between 1894 and 1985;likewise rare south to Philippines.