White ibises are a common site at the beaches of Southwest Florida. These 2 ibises were photographed by Robb Stan, on the shore of Delnor-Wiggins Pass State Park in Naples, FL. The white ibis is one of the most numerous wading birds in Florida, and common elsewhere in the southeast. Highly sociable at all seasons, roosting and feeding in flocks, nesting in large colonies. When groups wade through shallows, probing with their long bills, other wading birds such as egrets […]
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The ibis is a common sight in SW Florida. Most of you have seen flocks of them parading throughout the neighborhood, probing lawns in search of food. But how many of you have seen them nesting? In July of 2014, we were fortunate enough to get a shot of a nesting ibis with her chicks at the Naples Zoo. Enjoy! See more of the Naples Zoo bird rookery @ http://swfltv.com/?p=1780