Black-headed Ibis Threskiornis melanocephalus


Byers, O. 1995. Stork, ibis and spoonbill conservation assessment and management plan: working document. IUCN/SSC Conservation Breeding Specialist Group, Apple Valley, Minnesota, U.S.A.

Iqbal, M. and Hasudungan, F. In press. Rapid Declining of Black-headed Ibis Threskiornis melanocephalus in Sumatra, Indonesia.

Matheu, E., del Hoyo, J., Garcia, E.F.J. and Boesman, P. 2016. Black-headed Ibis (Threskiornis melanocephalus). In: del Hoyo, J., Elliott, A., Sargatal, J., Christie, D.A. and de Juana, E. (eds), Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive, Lynx Edicions, Barcelona.

Moses, S. and C. Zöckler. 2015. Bird survey Report Ayeyarwaddy Delta November – December 2015. Unpubl. Report for Fauna and Flora International. Fauna and Flora International.

Nameer, P.O., Jayadevan, P., Tom, G., Sreekumar and Sashikumar, C. 2015. Long term Population Trends of Waterbirds in Kerala over three Decades. In: Gopi, G.V. and S.A. Hussain (eds), ENVIS Bulletin Wildlife and Protected Areas in India: Waterbirds of India, pp. 44-69.

Sundar, K.S.G. and Kittur, S. 2013. Can wetlands maintained for human use also help conserve biodiversity? Landscape-scale patterns of bird use of wetlands in an agricultural landscape in north India. Biological Conservation 168: 49-56.

Further resources

IUCN SSC Stork, Ibis and Spoonbill Specialist Group

Detailed species accounts from the Threatened birds of Asia: the BirdLife International Red Data Book (BirdLife International 2001).

Search for photos and videos, and hear sounds of this species from the Macaulay Library

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Threskiornis melanocephalus. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/species/factsheet/black-headed-ibis-threskiornis-melanocephalus on 08/12/2023.
Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org on 08/12/2023.