Birdorable 184: Scarlet Ibis

Cute Birdorable Scarlet Ibis

In the next 17 days we'll be introducing a new Birdorable bird every day as part of our Birdorable Bonanza. Today's addition is the Scarlet Ibis, a beautiful bird that lives in tropical South America. It is completely scarlet-colored, except for black wing-tips. It is very closely related to the American White Ibis and sometimes hybridizes with them, producing pink offspring. How cute is that? :)

Scarlet Ibis
Photo by bikeracer (Source: Flickr)

Here's a sneak peek at tomorrow's bird. Until July 31st we'll be adding a new Birdorable bird species every day until we reach the 200th Birdorable at the end of this month.

Preview of Birdorable 185

Comments

Ashira on July 15, 2009 at 9:38 AM wrote:
I'm going to guess Andean Cock-of-the-Rock. What else could it be with that lovely crest? (I'm going to look silly if this is wrong. ^_~)
Canaduck on July 15, 2009 at 12:06 PM wrote:
Oh oh oh!! The ibis is so cute but I hope Ashira's right and it's a Cock-of-the-Rock! They are SO ADORABLE!!!
Mandy on July 15, 2009 at 2:30 PM wrote:
I love the ibis! So glad you added it to the family! :-) Can't wait to see the other new additions!
little bird on October 23, 2010 at 10:24 AM wrote:
I love the ibis! Oh, and the shadow has got to be an Andean Cock-of-the-Rock!
Louise Warner on February 10, 2017 at 9:31 AM wrote:
ANDAEN COCK OF THE ROCK! right?
Louise Warner on February 15, 2017 at 12:25 PM wrote:
oh i already wrote?
Andrew on November 19, 2018 at 7:14 PM wrote:
scarlet ibis in the rainforest

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