Size(57-63cm): It is the smallest of all the Ibises found in India.
Area: Resident and winter visitor mostly to W India.
Habitat: Marshes, lakes, vegetation near a river and water-logged paddyfields.
Size(68-74cm): It is about the size of the Red-naped Ibis.
Area: Resident in the W, NW and SW India.
Habitat: Marshes, ponds, lagoons, lakes and riversides.
Size: (65-70cm): It is a large Ibis.
Area: Resident over much of the region except the Himalayas.
Habitat: Cultivated lands, lakes, riversides, ponds and grasslands.
Ibises are large waders with a long bill that is curved downwards. They have long legs and live in plains and wetlands.
The feed on crustaceans and generally are found in large groups. The nests are in high trees where they lay eggs. Most of them have a bald head.