Documentation of Glossy Ibis

Observer Information

Reporter:  Kevin Lyon  509 Galaxy Ct,   Fort Collins, CO  80525
Other Observers:  Kevin Lyon

Species, Date, Time and Location Information

Species:  Glossy Ibis
First Date/Time:  4/28/2014 11:00:00 AM
Last Date/Time:  4/28/2014 1:00:00 PM
Duration (total time in view):  10 minutes
County:  Larimer
Specific Location:  Wellington
Number:  50
Age:  Multiple Birds - Mixed
Sex:  Multiple Birds - Mixed
Plumage:  Breeding



Viewing Conditions

Optics:  Binos
Distance:  20'
Light:  Mid day

Description of the Bird

Typical glossy ibis breeding adult plumage and behavoir

Similar Species Discussion

I was a professional bird biologist for years and know my birds. I grew up in the southeast and know these birds well.

Resources Used

My knowledge as well as the NatGeo guide to birds

Previous Experience

Years of observing glossy and white face ibis


Notes made DURING observation

Materials Available

No files uploaded.

Date Documentation Submitted

4/28/2014 10:34:00 PM

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