Ibises and Spoonbills (Threskiornithidae)

Giant Ibis (Pseudibis gigantea) - HBW 1, p. 494

French: Ibis géant German: Riesenibis Spanish: Ibis Gigante

Taxonomy: Ibis gigantea Oustalet, 1877, Mekong River, Cambodia.
Sometimes placed in monospecific genus Thaumatibis. Monotypic.

Distribution: Once widespread in Indochina, range now much reduced; apparently restricted to S Viet Nam, though also suspected to occur in Kampuchea.