Family: Threskiornithidae (ibises and spoonbills)

[= Plateleidae]

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Species indigenous to southern Africa

Platalea alba (African spoonbill)

 

Bostrychia hagedash (Hadeda ibis)

 

Geronticus calvus (Southern bald ibis)  

 

Plegadis falcinellus (Glossy ibis)

 

Threskiornis aethiopicus (Sacred ibis)

 

 
 

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