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  1. Such a stunning bird! Posted 5 months ago
    1. Thanks, Wesley, one of my favorite birds. I photographed it in Romania and Greece, but my first encounter in Bulgaria. Posted 5 months ago
  2. What a great shot Jivko. Quite different to our glossy Ibis in Australia Posted 5 months ago
    1. Thank you, Niel! Posted 5 months ago
  3. Great, that's wonderful, Jivko! Posted 5 months ago

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The Glossy Ibis is a wading bird in the ibis family Threskiornithidae. The Glossy Ibis nests colonially in trees, often with herons. It is also gregarious when feeding in marshy wetlands; it preys on fish, frogs and other water creatures, as well as occasionally on insects.

Similar species: Pelicans, Herons, Ibises
Species identified by Jivko Nakev
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By Jivko Nakev

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Uploaded May 3, 2021. Captured May 3, 2021 10:53 in ul. "Vasil Levski" 67, 1261 Mramor, Bulgaria.
  • E-M1MarkIII
  • f/6.3
  • 1/1250s
  • ISO400
  • 500mm