Glossy Ibis Plegadis falcinellus (Linnaeus, 1766)

Order: Pelecaniformes Family: Thereskiornithidae Status: Vagrant to Madeira

Plegadis falcinellus Biometrics

Wingspan: 80 - 95 cm (Beaman & Madge, 2011)
Total length: 55 - 65 cm (Beaman & Madge, 2011)
Weight: 530 g (Cardona & Esteban, 2002)


Madeira local status by Correia-Fagundes et al, 2021: Occasional
Madeira local status by Romano et al, 2010: Exceptional
Madeira local status by Zino et al, 1995: Exceptional
Conservation status by the IUCN Red List Categories, 2013: Least Concern ver 3.1

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