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White-Faced Ibis

Plegadis chihi

Though this bird has the look of a rail, it is not closely related. While the true rails are secretive, ibises are gregarious and can be found gathered in large groups. The northern population of White-faced Ibis is migratory and breeds in western USA north into Idaho and Montana. This population will spend winters in Southwestern USA and Mexico. There is also a South American population resident across the southeastern sections of that continent.

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