White Ibis, Well Almost

White Ibis, Well Almost

This is a juvenile White Ibis. Still brown, but the white is slowly taking over.

White Ibis, Well Almost
White Ibis, Well Almost

A guess here is that this bird will not be breeding until spring next year (2021).

White Ibis, Well Almost
White Ibis, Well Almost
White Ibis, Well Almost
White Ibis, Well Almost

These photographs were taken at a wildlife management area where water had been lowered in old rice fields.

White Ibis, Well Almost
White Ibis, Well Almost

3 thoughts on “White Ibis, Well Almost”

  1. The first time I saw a juvenile white ibis with brown all over it was in the Okefenokee swamp. The Ranger giving the boat tour saw that I was looking at it with a confused look, and pointed out it was a juvenile. They can be confusing when called “white” but look brown! Or called “blue”, like the Little Blue Heron juvenile, but are white!

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