[CT Birds] Silver Sands White-faced Ibis

Mark Szantyr birddog55 at charter.net
Tue Aug 4 01:12:27 EDT 2009

Saw the Ibis at Milford today and had a chance to study it critically 
compared to Glossy Ibis.  To me, it appeared a bit smaller than the Glossy, 
certainly had the red eye and pink face, showed a bit of red at the top of 
the leg, and showed a disticly purplish irridescence on the tertials and 
coverts, compared to greenish on Glossy.  Some photos are available at this 


Mark S. Szantyr
80 Bicknell Road #9
Ashford, Connecticut 06278
Birddog55 at charter.net 

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