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What bird?

By ddolfelin
No idea what make of bird this might be.
A little longer than a Rhode Island Red hen but slimmer.

It didn't seem able to fly but as it was part of a visiting 'zoo', perhaps it had clipped wings.
Swift, darting movements.

Tags: General Pets and captive animals Wildlife and nature

Voters: CarolG, gwynn56, debu and 20 more


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Comments


3 Jul 2014 10:10AM
great shot though can't say i\ve ever seen one myself !! so can't help you ID it my friend sorry

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3 Jul 2014 10:27AM
Lovely shot Peter, not sure what it is. hope its wings havent been clipped.

Patty
debu 7 India
3 Jul 2014 10:41AM
Lovely detailed image.
debu
Never seen one of these, Lovely capture Peter. I hope someone can identify it for you as it will be interesting to know what it is. SmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmile
Carol
Mollycat Plus
4 11 2 United Kingdom
3 Jul 2014 10:56AM
The ' zoo ' obviously think its worth showing. Shame, it should be flying off somewhere.
Chinga Plus
6 3 1 United Kingdom
3 Jul 2014 11:29AM
What a pretty bird... Some kind of Ibis?
Lovely colours...
IB
3 Jul 2014 11:38AM
Could be, Isabel.
Or Curlew or similar.
jadus 5 1.2k 3 United Kingdom
3 Jul 2014 11:57AM
Definitely not a curlew. I would have said some sort of Ibis. Not a Sacred that's black and white.......................was there not a notice on its cage Wink


Jade
3 Jul 2014 12:21PM
No idea what it is either but I love the way you have captured the feathers.
Irishkate Plus
6 41 110 United Kingdom
3 Jul 2014 12:23PM
No doubt somebody will ID the bird for you.
It was obviously much to busy to pose for you Peter.
Kate GrinGrinGrin
3 Jul 2014 5:02PM
Lovely shot, Peter!

Richard
JuBarney Plus
6 25 3 United Kingdom
3 Jul 2014 5:44PM
A really lovely shot of this beauty
Ju
Don't know what bird this is but it's a great image with good colour and detail Peter.

Mary Grin
mistere Plus
4 3 3 England
3 Jul 2014 6:59PM
That be a sh**e hawk Peter, no webs on it's feet see. If it had webs it be an A*s* up duck..SmileSmile

Dave.
3 Jul 2014 7:02PM
No name.....but what a beauty he is
3 Jul 2014 7:45PM
Could be the Buff-Necked Ibis from South America, I'm not 100% sure but I'd say it is part of the Ibis family.......GrinGrinGrinGrin
dark_lord Plus
13 2.0k 436 England
3 Jul 2014 8:02PM
Looks like NaturesHaven has got it.
Have no idea what it is Peter but it is handsome. Cathy
netta1234 5 382 2 Wales
3 Jul 2014 8:49PM
Great shotSmile
NettaSmile
3 Jul 2014 9:53PM
Great shot Peter what a beauty..Lin,

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