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Glossy Visitor...

By TerryMcK  
A Glossy Ibis stalks the mud banks along the edge of a scrape at Frampton Marsh NR, Lincolnshire.
Once a very rare migrant visitor to the UK but now becoming a little more frequent. This particular bird is one of a pair that attempted to build a nest at the Reserve in 2014, the first ever recorded such event in the UK. Unfortunately, despite a promising start, the pair did not become parents.

Thank you for your support on my previous post, "Damsel Wheel." and special thanks to Mike (Mike_Smith) for his valued User Award.

Tags: Wildlife and nature Glossy ibis

Voters: ladynewbury, banehawi, DaveNewbury and 22 more

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20 Jan 2018 10:04PM
Wow Terry aren't you lucky to have him in Lincolnshire, he's a beauty. I wish it would visit Hampshire. A lovely shot. Pam
DaveNewbury 3 5 3 England
20 Jan 2018 10:09PM
Great find Terry well captured
SheilaMai 10 3 United Kingdom
20 Jan 2018 10:16PM
Excellent shot Terry.
20 Jan 2018 10:37PM
Excellent Terry, great pose,
taggart Plus
16 47 14 United States
20 Jan 2018 11:02PM
Irridescent--such wonderful colors!
20 Jan 2018 11:08PM
Well captured.
tonyguitar 8 77 37 Canada
21 Jan 2018 12:36AM
Amazing story to this most interesting shore bird. TG
Spkr51 4 United States
21 Jan 2018 5:02AM
Excellent capture ***** SmileSmileSmileSmileSmile
bricurtis Plus
15 2.4k 50 England
23 Jan 2018 9:04PM
Superb capture Terry.

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