IUCN threat status:

Critically Endangered (CR)

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In common with many other ibises, the dwarf olive ibis uses its long curved bill to probe within the soil and amongst rock crevices for its invertebrate prey. Generally, it prefers to forage in rocky, swampy areas of the forest with sparse undergrowth, or where the ground has been overturned by foraging wild pigs (2). The dwarf olive ibis is usually found alone or in small flocks which roost together at night, announcing their entrance and exit from the roosting site with a harsh honking noise (2) (4). Little is currently known about this species' reproduction, but a single nest was found in 1997 in a tree overhanging water (2).


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