Sharp-tailed Ibis

Sharp-tailed Ibis
Sharp-tailed Ibis
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Ciconiiformes (disputed)
Family: Threskiornithidae
Subfamily: Threskiornithinae
Genus: Cercibis
Wagler, 1832
Species: C. oxycerca
Binomial name
Cercibis oxycerca
(Spix, 1825)

The Sharp-tailed Ibis (Cercibis oxycerca) is a species of bird in the Threskiornithidae family. It is monotypic within the genus Cercibis.[citation needed] It is found in Brazil, Colombia, Guyana, Suriname, and Venezuela. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical seasonally wet or flooded lowland grassland.


  • BirdLife International (2008). Cercibis oxycerca. In: IUCN 2008. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 05 November 2008.