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Australian white ibis and chick I spotted movement very high up in a palm tree and through the camera lens saw an occupied ibis nest. First time for me, usually seeing them at ground level. <br />
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Australian white ibis and chick

I spotted movement very high up in a palm tree and through the camera lens saw an occupied ibis nest. First time for me, usually seeing them at ground level.

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  1. How lovely! Posted 11 months ago
  2. Nice spotting! Posted 11 months ago

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The Australian White Ibis is a wading bird of the ibis family Threskiornithidae. It is widespread across much of Australia. It has a predominantly white plumage with a bare, black head, long downcurved bill and black legs.

Similar species: Pelicans, Herons, Ibises
Species identified by Ruth Spigelman
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By Ruth Spigelman

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Uploaded Aug 18, 2020. Captured Jul 19, 2020 10:54 in Royal Botanic Gardens, Mrs Macquaries Rd, Sydney NSW 2000, Australia.
  • NIKON D850
  • f/10.0
  • 10/2500s
  • ISO640
  • 300mm