Scarlet Ibis Scarlet Ibis

Scarlet Ibis

This tropical bird is found in South America and the Caribbean. There are 27 different sub-species of Scarlet Ibis, but all have a bright scarlet, pinkish coloration that comes from carotenoids in the food they eat.


FAST FACTS
SCIENTIFIC NAME
Eudocimus ruber
WHERE IN THE WILD?
South America and the Caribbean
WHAT'S ON THE MENU?
IBrine shrimp, insects, crustaceans
LIFE SPAN 16-20 years
Things to Know
Location
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