Pin: Ibis Pride
Ibis – Scientific name: Threskiornithinae
Scientific name: Megaptera novaeangliae
The ibises are a group of long-legged wading birds in the family Threskiornithidae, that inhabit wetlands, forests and plains. “Ibis” derives from the Latin and Ancient Greek word for this group of birds. It also occurs in the scientific name of the cattle egret mistakenly identified in 1757 as being the sacred ibis.