Glossy Ibis at Holiday recreation complex

Posted in nature by paulie on November 7, 2009

Glossy Ibis can be seen seasonally at the Pasco County Holiday recreation complex.  A pair has been present for the last few days and I shot some video.  The Ibis’ presence upset a juvenile Moorhen whose parents got involved.  The Moorhen family bothered the Ibis until they left.  I was very amused by the Glossy’s brief attempt to threaten a Moorhen.

The Glossys flew toward the TV towers where there must be a substantial roost.  I have not figured out how to get to it but in the evening you can see hundreds of birds heading in.

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