Monday, July 22 2019

Glossy Ibis

I wasn't aware the Glossy Ibis existed until I saw one that I thought was an immature White Ibis until I got close enough to realize I was mistaken. The Glossy Ibis is commonly found in shallow freshwater wetlands, as well as brackish and saltwater wetlands, mangroves, and rice fields. Over much of its range, Glossy Ibises can be seasonal or very local, look for a tall bird foraging slowly in open wetlands or flying with neck and feet outstretched.

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