Pseudibis gigantea •
pseudibis gigantea

Pseudibis gigantea

Pseudibis gigantea NatureServe Explorer Species Reports — NatureServe Explorer is a source for authoritative conservation information on more than 50,000 plants, animals and ecological communtities of the U.S and Canada. NatureServe Explorer provides in-depth information on rare and endangered species, but includes common plants and animals too. NatureServe Explorer is a product of NatureServe in collaboration with the Natural Heritage Network. The giant ibis, the only species in the monotypic genus Thaumatibis, is a wading bird of the ibis family, Threskiornithidae. It is confined to northern Cambodia, with a few birds surviving in extreme southern Laos and a recent sighting in Yok Đôn National Park, Vietnam.

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FWS Digital Media Library — The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s National Digital Library is a searchable collection of selected images, historical artifacts, audio clips, publications, and video. The giant ibis is a lowland bird that occurs in marshesswampslakes, wide rivers, flooded plains and semi-open forests as well as pools, ponds and seasonal water-meadows in denser deciduous forest. It generally is found in lowlands. One bird was collected in a Malay paddyfield. Formerly the giant ibis was believed to breed in eastern Thailand, central and northern Cambodia, southern Laos and southern Vietnam

Detailed information
Full Name: Giant ibis (Pseudibis gigantea)
Where found: Wherever found
Critical Habitat:N/A
Species Group:Birds
Current listing status
Status Date Listed Lead Region Where Listed
Endangered 01/16/2008 Foreign (Headquarters) Wherever found
Federal register documents
Citation Page
01/16/2008 73 FR 3146 3179 Final Rule To List Six Foreign Birds as Endangered; Final Rule
11/22/2006 71 FR 67530 67540 Proposed Rule To List Six Foreign Birds as Endangered
12/16/1991 56 FR 65207 65208 ETWP; Finding on Petition and Initiation of Status Review of 53 Foreign Birds; 56 FR 65207 65208
No recovery information is available for the Giant ibis.
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