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These American White Ibises were photographed on January 22, 2015, at Tuscawilla Park in Ocala, Florida.  The adult Ibises are white and have pink bills, legs, and feet.  The Ibises primarily eat small fish, small aquatic animals as well as insects and worms.  There were only a handful of those brown and white colored juvenile American White Ibises at the park.

There were maybe fifty Ibises at Tuscawilla Park when I visited on several recent days.  These birds seemed nonplussed about being around people.  American White Ibises live here in Florida all year-long.  I believe this flock of Ibises may have come from the Silver River and Silver Springs State Park area, which is only a few miles away from  Tuscawilla Park.  Please click on the thumbnail image to see the larger photograph.  Enjoy!

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Comments on: "American White Ibises at Tuscawilla Park" (6)

  1. they’re so unique and pretty – in both juvenile and adult plumage!

    • Hi Theresa, I think they are beautiful and unusual birds. I agree with you whole-heartedly. Thanks for your great comments! Have an especially nice day tomorrow!

  2. I really enjoy seeing these kinds of birds, ones that we never see up here.

    • Hi Montucky, I enjoy seeing the large birds and photographing them. I also am glad to share the joy here on the blog. Hopefully you will be able to see some of the tropical birds someday yourself. I hope so. Thanks for your always appreciated comments! Have a tremendous Tuesday tomorrow!

  3. The White Ibis is another pretty Florida Bird! Great sighting and photos.. Have a happy Tuesday..

    • Hi Eileen, Thanks! Yes, the Ibises are lovely and unusual-looking big birds. Not much happening as far as small songbirds in the yards here. We have been having a very active Sharp Shinned Hawk and lots of Crows so maybe that explains the lack of little guys. It also is very windy here and has been for a couple of days now. Have a tremendously good day today! Thanks for your fine comments!

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