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The Glossy ibis (Plegadis falcinellus) belongs to the family Threskiornithidae under the order Pelecaniformes.

Glossy ibis taxonomy

The Threskiornithidae is the family of the ibises and the spoonbills.

The family Threskiornithidae was first introduced by Charles Wallace Richmond (December 31, 1868 – May 19, 1932), an American ornithologist, in the year 1917.

The family Threskiornithidae is comprised of two subfamilies, the Threskiornithinae and the Plataleinae. The subfamily Threskiornithinae was first described by Poche, in the year 1904.

The subfamily Threskiornithinae comprises 28 extant species in thirteen genera, including Plegadis. The genus Plegadis was first described by Johann Jakob von Kaup (10 April 1803 – 4 July 1873), a German naturalist, in the year 1829.

The genus Plegadis comprises three species, viz., Plegadis falcinellus, Plegadis chihi and Plegadis ridgwayi. The species Plegadis falcinellus is monotypic.

The species Plegadis falcinellus was first described by Carl Linnaeus (23 May 1707 – 10 January 1778), a Swedish botanist, physician and zoologist, in the year 1766.

Taxonomic classification
Binomial name:Plegadis falcinellus
Species:P. falcinellus
Genus:Plegadis
Subfamily:-
Family:Threskiornithidae
Order:Pelecaniformes
Class:Aves
Phylum:Chordata
Kingdom:Animalia
Glossy ibis - Plegadis falcinellus
1.Glossy ibis - Plegadis falcinellus
Image by Derek Keats


Glossy ibis - Plegadis falcinellus
2.Glossy ibis - Plegadis falcinellus
Image by Charles J Sharp

Plegadis falcinellus
3.Glossy ibis - Plegadis falcinellus
Image by Derek Keats

Plegadis falcinellus
4.Glossy ibis - Plegadis falcinellus
Image by Andrea Westmoreland

Plegadis falcinellus
5.Glossy ibis - Plegadis falcinellus
Image by U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Southeast Region

Plegadis falcinellus
6.Glossy ibis - Plegadis falcinellus
Image by Derek Keats

Plegadis falcinellus
7.Glossy ibis - Plegadis falcinellus
Image by Derek Keats

Plegadis falcinellus
8.Glossy ibis - Plegadis falcinellus
Image by U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Southeast Region

Plegadis falcinellus
9.Glossy ibis - Plegadis falcinellus
Image by Vivekpuliyeri
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1.Image source: https://www.flickr.com/photos/dkeats/20927313419/in/photostream/ (cropped)
Author: Derek Keats | License: CC BY 2.0 as on 7/26/18
2.Image source: https://en.wikipedia.org/ (cropped)
Author: Charles J Sharp | License: CC BY-SA 4.0 as on 7/26/18
3.Image source: https://www.flickr.com/photos/dkeats/9720123258/ (cropped)
Author: Derek Keats | License: CC BY 2.0 as on 7/26/18
4.Image source: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Glossy_Ibis_(Plegadis_falcinellus)_at_Lake_Woodruff_-_Flickr_-_Andrea_Westmoreland.jpg (cropped)
Author: Andrea Westmoreland | License: CC BY-SA 2.0 as on 7/26/18
5.Image source: https://www.flickr.com/photos/usfwssoutheast/6852448842/ (cropped)
Author: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Southeast Region | License: CC BY 2.0 as on 7/26/18
6.Image source: https://www.flickr.com/photos/dkeats/20491558454/ (cropped)
Author: Derek Keats | License: CC BY 2.0 as on 7/26/18
7.Image source: https://www.flickr.com/photos/dkeats/21104080772/ (cropped)
Author: Derek Keats | License: CC BY 2.0 as on 7/26/18
8.Image source: https://www.flickr.com/photos/usfwssoutheast/6852448290/ (cropped)
Author: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Southeast Region | License: CC BY 2.0 as on 7/26/18
9.Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/ (cropped)
Author: Vivekpuliyeri | License: CC BY-SA 4.0 as on 7/26/18
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