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Threskiornithinae  Geotagged,Glossy Ibis,Israel,Plegadis falcinellus Click/tap to enlarge Country intro

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  1. Beautiful how the light higlights their "metallic" coating! Posted 8 years 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 EAmer
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Uploaded Dec 21, 2012. Captured Sep 27, 2012 10:48 in 8510, Acre, Israel.
  • NIKON D300S
  • f/7.1
  • 1/1250s
  • ISO200
  • 400mm