Andean Ibis Theristicus branickii Scientific name definitions

Fernando Medrano and Peter Pyle
Version: 2.0 — Published May 12, 2023

Movements and Migration


No specific information. Goodall et al. (24) mentioned that in Chile, it occasionally descended from the mountains of Arica to the valleys, but it is unclear if this refers to specific seasonal movements. Elevational movements may also occur in other parts of its range.

Dispersal and Site Fidelity

Little known. Juveniles were recorded 20 km away from their nests (28).

Migration Overview

Information needed.

Timing and Routes of Migration

Information needed.

Migratory Behavior

Information needed.

Control and Physiology of Migration

Information needed.

Recommended Citation

Medrano, F. and P. Pyle (2023). Andean Ibis (Theristicus branickii), version 2.0. In Birds of the World (S. M. Billerman, Editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA. https://doi.org/10.2173/bow.bkfibi2.02