Scarlet Ibis

Eudocimus ruber

Communal birds, they stick close together for protection and even build their nests close to one another. Juveniles are a dull gray-brown until they mature into their signature plumage. Like flamingos, their coloration comes from their food.


Found At


Least Concern

Explore more Animals

Manouria emys The largest tortoise on the Asian mainland, this species prefers rainy habitats where the humidity remains high. Although not particularly social, the…
Bos taurus These small cows, weighing less than 1,000 pounds, are originally from southern Ireland. They are a hardy breed that can survive the…
Bubulcus ibis They arrived in the US, in Florida, in 1941. They were first found in Oklahoma in 1962, the same year they reached…

My Zoo Visit

Drag & Drop to Reorder