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Glossy Ibis

Plegadis falcinellus


This species has a brownish bill, dark facial skin bordered above and below in blue-gray (non-breeding) to cobalt blue (breeding), and red-brown legs. Unlike herons, ibises fly with necks outstretched, their flight being graceful and often in V-formation.


It was observed in Doñana National Park, Andalucía Spain, where there is one of the biggest breeding colonies of Europe.

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Aznalcázar, Andalucía, Spain

Lat: 37.07, Long: -6.38

Spotted on Feb 22, 2012
Submitted on Mar 14, 2012


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