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Hadada Ibis (Bostrychia hagedash), Lake Naivasha, Kenya

Hadada Ibis (Bostrychia hagedash), Lake Naivasha, Kenya

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Uploaded 04 Jan 2012 by Peter Prokosch
Year: 2012
From collection: African Biodiversity
Taken by: Peter Prokosch
The distinctively loud and recognisable haa-haa-haa-de-dah call of the Hadada relates to its name. The call is one of the most typical and often heard in urban areas in Nairobi and other places in Africa. This common Ibis is found in many African countries and throughout open grasslands, savanna and wetlands, as well as urban parks, school fields, green corridors and large gardens. It feeds mainly on earthworms, using its long scimitar-like bill to probe soft soil. These birds also favour ...
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