A Glossy Ibis
was at Anglesey's Cors Erddreiniog and a Broadbilled Sandpiper at Gronant, near Wales' only Little Tern nesting colony.
After thumbing through my Peterson field guide, I identified the bird as a glossy ibis
Already in his photo archives of the day, he'd managed to click a Siberian Bush chat, a Glossy Ibis
, and those eagles that had swooped down on to the flamingos.
Other birds sighted in the lake include the Glossy Ibis
, Caspian Plover, Sanderling, Ruddy Turnstone, Gull-billed Tern that prefer coastal areas.
MANILA -- Glossy Ibis
(Plegadis falcinellus), a bird rarely seen in the Philippines, was identified last June 2 in Saud, Pagudpud, Ilocos Norte by volunteers from the Wild Bird Club of the Philippines (WBCP) taking part in a bird-migration research.
It's the second scoop for local birdwatchers, following the arrival of a glossy ibis
in Brownhills at Christmas.
terek sandpiper Xenus cinereus; glossy ibis
Plegadis falcinellus; little tern Sternula albifrons and white-winged tern Chlidonias leucopterus.
Audubon is well represented with two elephant folio prints, Ten Woodpeckers and the Glossy Ibis
, and more importantly “Quadrupeds of North America,” John James Audubon and John Bachman, New York, 1854, 3 Vol.
Quails at Penrhyn Castle and RSPB Valley Lakes were good finds, and the glossy ibis
at RSPB Malltraeth Marsh made another sporadic appearance.
A glossy ibis
which loves warmer regions like the Caribbean was also seen at Dunraven Bay in the Vale of Glamorgan in recent months.
Meanwhile, another unusual bird that's causing a stir in Scotland is a glossy ibis
, which is currently to be seen at RSPB Scotland Mersehead reserve in Dumfriesshire.
A huge variety of birds visit the site each year, including wintering wildfowl such as wigeon, teal and goldeneye and, last summer, two rare birds - a Radde's warbler and glossy ibis
- both touched down at the sandy beauty spot, attracting coach loads of visitors.