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White Ibises

 

Older Juvenile White Ibis

Older Juvenile White Ibis

I frequently see several flocks of White Ibises here in my area.  They are often seen in the parks and sometimes in neighborhoods, browsing for grubs worms and insects on lush lawns.  They also wade in shallow water foraging for aquatic snails, small fish, and aquatic vegetation.

The White Ibises here tend to fly to various places from pretty much the same roosting area.  They like to roost in small trees in a marsh were alligators keep predators away.  Please click on the thumbnail image to see the larger picture.  Enjoy!

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Comments on: "White Ibises" (7)

  1. Beautiful Ibises….. Check out my blog post today… We finally got a NICE snow here.

    Hugs,
    Betsy

    • Hi Betsy, I was thinking of you when I saw the forecast of snow in Crossville/FFG. I certainly will check-out your wonderful and interesting blog post today. We are finally warming up a little. I am glad as it was in the upper 40s here for two days. Have a super nice afternoon and evening!

    • Hi Tex, Yes, very. I enjoy the Ibises as they are friendly and seem pretty unfazed by being around people. They are nifty big birds with a calm personality. They are still very much wild birds. Have a fine day tomorrow!

  2. It’s really cool that the ‘gators help keep the Ibises safe! Smart birds!

  3. The White Ibis are cool, great captures. I read that the gators keep the predators from the Ibis’s nest. Happy Wednesday, enjoy your day!

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