The White ibis (Eudocimus albus), also known as the American white ibis, is about two feet tall and has a wingspan of about three feet. It is entirely white except for its black-edged wings. It has a long, down-curved, reddish-orange bill and a reddish-orange face. It legs are long and gray, except for during breeding season when they turn reddish-orange. It is found from the mid-Atlantic and Gulf Coast of the United States south through most of the coastal New World tropics in coastal salt marshes, swamps, and mangroves. The white ibis wades in the water sweepings its head form side-to-side in search of food. It uses its long, curved bill to probe in the mud for crabs and crayfish. It flies in straight line formation with neck and legs outstretched, roosts high in trees and bushes at night.