One of the 100 bird species most threatened; A ranking compiled by researchers from the Zoological Society of London and Yale University


The giant ibis

At the high end, there is the giant ibis (Thaumatibis gigantea). With an average weight of 4.2 kg and an average height of one meter, the giant ibis is the largest species of ibis. Because of the destruction of its natural habitat, hunting and other nuisance to humans, there are only about 200 adult specimens

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