Aging and identification of Glossy Ibis
Fig. 1. Portrait of a recently fledged and rather
befuddled Glossy Ibis on the East Pond at Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge,
New York 4 July 2002.
Fig. 2. A different bird from Fig. 1.
Click here to see ADULT
PLUMAGE GLOSSY IBIS.
Click here to see GLOSSY
IBIS in subadult or odd plumages.
Kaufman, K. (1990) 'The dark Ibises' in A Field
Guide to Advanced Birding. Chapter 5, p39-42, Houghton Mifflin, Boston.
Sibley, D. A. (2000) 'The Sibley Guide to Birds',
Photography: All shots were taken through
a Kowa TSN-4 scope (at 20X) using a Nikon Coolpix 880 digital camera. Images
were cropped and sharpened slightly using Adobe Photoshop 5.0.
All images and text copyright of Angus
Wilson/Ocean Wanderers© 2002.
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