Dean M. Chriss
American White Ibis Reflection

American White Ibis, Reflection

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This photograph was captured in the late afternoon on a very still day. A drop of water had fallen from the bird's beak just a moment earlier, creating the ripples seen in the water. The American White Ibis is a wading bird in the ibis family Threskiornithidae. It is found from the mid-Atlantic and Gulf Coast of the United States south through tropical areas of Mexico and Central America. These birds prefer to eat crayfish and other crustaceans, but they also take aquatic insects and small fish.