Scientific Name: Bostrychia hagedash
Common Name: Hadeda ibis, Hadeda, Hagedasch-Ibis
Description: Large, gray-brown ibis with an green-purple gloss on the wings. It has a bicolored black-and-red bill, and with a white streak across the cheek under the eye.
Difference in Sex:
Habitat: Common in Southern Africa
Size: Weight: 1.3 kg and 76 cm in lenght.
Gestation: 28 days.
Number of young at birth: 1 to 5 eggs and breeds from July to January.
Communication: Loud 'haa-haa-haa-de-dah' call.
Age: 16 to 20 years
Diet: It mainly feed on earthworms, millipedes, insects and ground-dwelling insects.
Enemies: Large birds of prey. Humans.