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dc.coverage.spatialCentral South America
dc.coverage.temporal1958-1988
dc.creatorGarst, Warren, 1922-2016, photographer
dc.date1958-1988
dc.date.accessioned2007-01-03T06:39:51Z
dc.date.available2007-01-03T06:39:51Z
dc.description35 mm slide; color.
dc.descriptionScientific Classification: Kingdom: Animalia; Phylum: Chordata; Class: Aves; Order: Ciconiiformes; Family: Thresionrnthidae; Genus: Plegadis; Genus species: Plegadis ridgwayi.
dc.descriptionAnimal characteristics: Height: 61 cm; Weight: 1.4 kg; Identification: The body of the puna ibis is dark purple-brown with green highlights. The head and neck are chestnut, and the wings and tail are green. The puna ibis has a long slender curving beak; Habitat: Temperate high altitude zones, marshes, muddy flats; Diet: Carnivore: amphibians, insects, small aquatic animals; Reproduction: Nests are built in tall reeds; Social Structure: Puna ibises fly in flocks and form 'V's' or wavy lines. Often times they form large flocks along shorelines. They feed socially by probing deep into the water and mud to extract prey; Behavior: The puna ibis frequents shores of lagoons and swamps and is rarely found on the coast; Status: No special status; Interesting Facts: The puna ibises are distinguished from herons by their curved bill and the fact that they fly with their neck extended.
dc.format.mediumphotographs
dc.format.mediumslides (photographs)
dc.identifierMGARaaaa100841
dc.identifierGarst_12977.tif
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10217/53895
dc.publisherColorado State University. Libraries
dc.relationFinding aid: https://lib2.colostate.edu/archives/findingaids/manuscripts/mgar.html
dc.relation.isformatofSlide no. G12977
dc.relation.ispartofGarst (Warren and Genevieve) Collection
dc.rightsColorado State University owns the rights for this material. Please contact Manuscripts at the CSU Libraries for use information: https://lib.colostate.edu/find/archives-special-collections/
dc.subjectlong-legged wading bird
dc.subjectpuna ibis
dc.subject.lcshPlegadis
dc.subject.lcshIbises
dc.subject.lcshThreskiornithidae
dc.subject.lcshCiconiiformes
dc.subject.lcshBirds
dc.subject.lcshVertebrates
dc.subject.lcshChordata
dc.titleTwo puna ibis standing near water
dc.typeStillImage
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