Large white wading bird with thin, downward curved, red bill and red legs; black wing tips noticeable in flight; immature bird is brownish; to 62 cm (2 ft); wing span to 97cm (38in). (Ibis Blanco).
Lowland aquatic habitats of Caribbean and Pacific slopes; found along shorelines, beaches, mangroves, streams, rivers, ponds, lakes, and marshes.
Found in the following Parks:
Corcovado National Park.
Palo Verde National Park.
Santa Rosa Nacional Park.
If you want to read about Eco-Tourism, Ecology, Behavior, Breeding and more of Costa Ricas' Fauna, we recommend to buy the Travelers' Wildlife Guide of Costa Rica by Les Beletzky (or Belesky) with beautiful illustrations by Davis Dennis. This priceless guide is our constant companion, when we travel around Costa Rica, Panama and Nicaragua.
To buy the complete book visit Interlink Books
The team of Discovery Travel World wishes you the best of times in our little paradise called Costa Rica.