Scarlet Ibis

Eudocimus ruber

Height:Up to 30"
Weight:1 lb
Geographic Distribution:Coastline of northern South America and islands of the Caribbean
Habitat:Wetlands, mudflats, shorelines, and mangroves
Wild Diet:Aquatic crustaceans and invertebrates
Zoo Diet:Mazuri Flamingo breeder diet
Status in the Wild:Least Concern
Location:The Swamp

Scarlet ibis is a medium-sized, tall bird with thin long legs, long neck, and bright red-orange plumage that turns black on their wingtips. Their long, thin beak curves downward.