Tuesday, June 8, 2010

Glossy Ibis

The Glossy Ibis is a common bird found in marshes near the coast. It uses its bill to sweep thru the shallow water looking for earthworms. They have dark maron plumage with iridescent green and purple coverts.







This is my Watery Wednesday post and Outdoor Wednesday
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34 comments:

  1. These are beautiful captures, Eileen. What a cool looking bird!

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  2. Good one Eileen. We sometimes have them, and definately are the one of the nicest birds.

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  3. A beautiful bird and lovely photos of it Eileen. I have seen the white ibis but never this one.

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  4. This is a lovely bird.I have never seen one,but have recently heard that one was seen in Manitoba.
    Blessings,Ruth

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  5. This is a pretty bird; love the last photograph!

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  6. Very beautiful birds and interesting view!

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  7. I think I have only ever seen the White Ibis. This is a lovely series. I like the first shot with the lovely background.

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  8. Thank you for teaching about the beauty of life and nature. Please have a nice Wednesday.

    daily athens

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  9. Lovely shots and I like to come nearer and nearer the birds ;)

    http://foto.rudenius.se/post/2010/06/09/Watery-Wednesday-e28093-City-Park.aspx

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  10. They are very busy foor food.

    The animals in the wild are so busy at their own business.

    So do the monkeys.

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  11. They are an interesting colour! I've never seen these before.

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  12. Wonderful shots of beautiful birds.

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  13. I didn't see any ibis, but I captured some out birdies and creatures in my WW.

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  14. Another bird to add to my list. I love the colors and its long beak.

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  15. Wow... these are great shots Eileen. What beautiful birds!

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  16. Great watery view. Busy birds :)

    http://thehappyfamilies.blogspot.com/2010/06/sempur-hanging-bridge.html

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  17. Great shots of this gorgeous bird. I've seen white ones but never this color which is very interesting. I like the color mix.

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  18. Hi Eileen,
    I've never seen an ibis of either colour before so really enjoyed your close up shots.
    BTW your iris flower header photo is stunning.
    Maggie

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  19. They are a much better looking Ibis than we have. Great colour, great shots.

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  20. These are beautiful captures, Eileen, and happy WW!

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  21. Gorgeous birds - it must be fascinating watching them.

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  22. You know me....I love watching birds. This is a great array of the fine feathered neighbors!!

    My Wednesday issue today...FOUNTAINS & all that Ja-a-a-z-z-z Come on over, my door is always open!

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  23. thanks for the info. I don't think I've seen this before. I like its beak :)

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  24. This bird is such a beauty. I hope I will see it one day.

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  25. a very lovely post!i love the birds...

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  26. I really like your site. I love photographing birds too, but it isn't always easy. Great job!

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  27. I wonder how different are they from the grey australian ones.

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  28. Great shots of the Glossy Ibis Eileen! I do not see them as often as I do the White Ibis.

    ~ Tracy

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  29. Beautiful birds, have never seen them before. The water is almost in keeping with their colour. Really nice shots.

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  30. What interesting colors...and what a beak! Nice. Thanks for visiting my WW.

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