Scarlet Ibis

Eudocimus ruber

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The scarlet ibis (Eudocimus ruber) is a species of ibis in the bird family Threskiornithidae. It inhabits tropical South America and islands of the Caribbean. In form it resembles most of the other twenty-seven extant species of ibis, but its remarkably brilliant scarlet coloration makes it unmistakable. It is one of the two national birds of Trinidad and Tobago.

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  1. (c) Jhon Velasquez, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), https://www.inaturalist.org/photos/30039929
  2. (c) Wikipedia, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eudocimus_ruber

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