The Colour of Magic
"The power to change
To remake anew
The whole wolrd view
The sea is pink
The sky is green
I know what you thik
Is this obscene?"
(part of a [slightly modified] poem by P.J. Perry)
Title is of course a reference to our great fictional fantasy magician Terry Pratchett (who unfortunately has Alzheimer and has already lost the capability to write on his computer)
Funny thing, this red Ibis. It has a decent sized and very noticable curved beak, yet while drinking it succeeds in slight camouflage:)
The Scarlet Ibis is a species of ibis in the bird family ''Threskiornithidae''. It inhabits tropical South America and islands of the Caribbean. In form it resembles most of the other twenty-seven extant species of ibis, but its remarkably brilliant scarlet coloration makes it unmistakable.
This medium-sized wader is a hardy, numerous, and prolific bird, and it enjoys protected status among humans. Its IUCN status is "least concern". The legitimacy of ''Eudocimus ruber'' as a biological.. more