Giant ibis (Pseudibis gigantea)
Where Listed: WHEREVER FOUND
The giant ibis is a waterbird in the family Threskiornithidae. It is native to Cambodia, Lao People’s Democratic Republic (hereafter, Lao PDR), and Vietnam. Adults stand approximately 3 ft (1 m) tall, and have dark grey-brown plumage, with a dark hindcrown and nape. Wing-coverts are pale gray, with darker tips. They have light red legs, a long downward curving bill, and red eyes. Juveniles have short, black feathers on their hindcrown and hindneck, a shorter bill, and brown eyes (BLI 2007h).
|Status||Date Listed||Lead Region||Where Listed|
|01/16/2008||Foreign (Headquarters)||Wherever found|
» Federal Register Documents
|12/16/1991||56 FR 65207 65208||ETWP; Finding on Petition and Initiation of Status Review of 53 Foreign Birds; 56 FR 65207 65208|
|11/22/2006||71 FR 67530 67540||Proposed Rule To List Six Foreign Birds as Endangered|
|01/16/2008||73 FR 3146 3179||Final Rule To List Six Foreign Birds as Endangered; Final Rule|
No recovery information is available for the Giant ibis.
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