It is a bird species of the Threskiornithidae family, the approximate size of these bird is 52 centimeters.

The Bare-faced Ibis is either dark brown or a blackish color. It is called the Bare-faced Ibis because it does not have any feathers on its face. It has a long decurved bill that’s pinkish to reddish brown, the skin on its face usually a reddish color and it also has long orangely colored bill with pink legs.

It is found Colombia, Venezuela, Guyana, Southern Bolivia, Northern Argentina, Paraguay, Uruguay, Southern Brazil.

As many of the ibis live in swamp and trees close to water.

In Colombia it is up to 1000 m high above sea level from Valley of the Sinú River to the east to the western base of the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta and the west of the Guajira.Also to the south until the high valley of the river Cauca and the valley of Magdalena until the northwest of Santander. East of the Andes from Arauca to the west of Caquetá and Vaupés.

This ibis builds its nest on small trees, or shrubs over swamps and river banks.