Meet Our Animals > Waldrapp Ibis
Quick Facts
Native to Central Europe, Middle East, northern Africa
Primary Diet Small animals, lizards, and insects
Adult Weight 8 to 10 pounds
Lifespan 20 to 30 years
Status Critically Endangered

Waldrapp Ibis

The Waldrapp ibis is also known as the northern bald ibis. They are social birds that gather in large flocks. Waldrapp ibises get together in colonies of 40 or more birds to breed, between February and May.


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Herb and Nada Mahler Family Aviary

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