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Re: An Ibis takes Flight

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Originally Posted by Floribunda View Post
These birds are great foragers. They frequent rubbish dumps and are becoming pests in suburban areas. The plumage is often this colour due to their foraging activiities, quite often in muddy water. It is known as "stained plumage".
This is a particularly fine example.
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