Young Ibis

Young Ibis

This is a juvenile White Ibis at about the end of the ‘brown’ phase.

Young Ibis
Young Ibis

The chest feathers are turning white here. Many wading birds have a juvenile coloring for about 18 months.

Young Ibis
Young Ibis

These shots were taken in a salt marsh at low tide. The bird was interesting so I tried to ignore all that mud.

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