Glossy Ibis

Plegadis falcinellus


Former vagrant, now an annual visitor.



BOU Name
Glossy Ibis
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Description
Status
EBSIP (6, 2, 8) 
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Most Recent Records recorded via website

Name Date SiteName Observer Num Notes
Glossy Ibis 19 Sep 2020 Wivenhoe Richard Allen 7 Circled high over, then descended down towards river and headed south towards estuary. All dark, smaller than cormorants, gliding on bowed heron like wings with trailing legs projecting
Glossy Ibis 01 Apr 2020 Frinton-on-Sea Paul Brayshaw 2 high over @1530, appeared to be dropping in height towards the backwaters. Very lucky spot as flew through my view whilst watching Buzzards
Glossy Ibis 30 Dec 2018 West Mersea Stephen Entwistle 1 Strood seen by Martin cock
Glossy Ibis 30 Dec 2018 West Mersea Stephen Entwistle 1 ERROR no record.doing the yearly record update .did not change data to Jan 18
Glossy Ibis 28 Aug 2018 Abberton Reservoir David Hale 1 Flew into LBC with flock of Gulls. Showed well from 14 15 until 15 00. Still there when we left.
Glossy Ibis 28 Aug 2018 Abberton Reservoir Graham Upton 1 Under a willow to the south-east of the Layer Breton causeway
Glossy Ibis 27 Aug 2018 Abberton Reservoir Paul Fletcher 1 Seen from Layer Breton Causeway
Glossy Ibis 26 Aug 2018 Abberton Reservoir Barbara Leport 1 LBC
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