White birds in High Point

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White Ibis coming in for a landing. These birds are all white except for black-tipped wings.

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They are wading birds, but also lawn birds around here.

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This flock is going to work on a nice green lawn at the southern end of Sewall’s Point, in the neighborhood known as High Point.

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White feathers, pink legs and bills, blue eyes.

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Probing for insects. I have seen them eat snails in my backyard too.

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Lawn aeration courtesy of these members of the family Threskiornithidae, the ibises and spoonbills.

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We see flocks of White Ibis often, wading in shallow water, walking on lawns, flying overhead.

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High Point should have an ibis on its welcoming pillar.

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Nearby, a peekaboo glimpse of the Indian River Lagoon and a Great Egret.

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Wading.

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A block away, one of the neighborhood predators.

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