We're delighted to have a strong population of strange-tailed tyrants at the reserve. So much so that we've adopted these beautiful and endangered birds as the symbol of the Trust
The Bare-faced Ibis is reasonable common in the Ibera Marshes and is usually seen is small groups of 2 or more.
Height is appx. 40cm and its most distinctive feature is its long, red curved bill.
This prehistoric looking bird has long pinkish/red legs and bare skin of the same colour around its face. The rest of its body is black although in some lights you can see a bluish green sheen, especially on the primaries.
It is normally seen wading in shallow water with its bill submerged feeding on molluscs and small invertibrates.