Ibises and Spoonbills (Threskiornithidae)

Indian Black Ibis (Pseudibis papillosa) - HBW 1, p. 494

French: Ibis noir German: Warzenibis Spanish: Ibis Verrucoso
Other common names: Black/Red-naped Ibis

Taxonomy: Ibis papillosa Temminck, 1824, India and Ceylon.
Forms superspecies with P. davisoni, which is often considered race of present species. Monotypic.

Distribution: Pakistan, Nepal and India, southwards to Mysore and eastwards to Assam; perhaps also in Arakan (W Burma).