Plegadis falcinellus |  … Glossy Ibis Catalogue number: Birds:O2543 State: New South Wales, Institution: Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery Catalogue number: Ornithology:QVM:2006:2:0300 Glossy Ibis Unmistakable in most of its range, though American birds are best distinguished from White-faced Ibis by distribution and facial pattern. View record, Species:  image caption Glossy ibis usually nest in the south of France, ... they didn't lay any eggs. Plegadis falcinellus |  It is also much smaller and rarer. View record, Species:  Plegadis falcinellus |  Collection: Queensland Museum Birds The chicks are covered in blackish-brown down. The Glossy Ibis frequents swamps and lakes throughout much of the Australian mainland, but is most numerous in the north. This is the most widespread ibis species, breeding in scattered sites in warm regions of Europe, Asia, Africa, Australia, and the Atlantic and Caribbean regions of the Americas. Collection: Queensland Museum Birds Plegadis falcinellus |  Basis of record: Preserved specimen Basis of record: Preserved specimen Catalogue number: Birds:O28850 The Past, Present, and Future of Glossy Ibis in Australia. Your support makes a real difference. Join as a member, volunteer, make a donation or a bequest. Date: 1983-11-08 Explore, learn, discover and enjoy Australia’s most comprehensive bird resource. Date: 1922-01-19 Plegadis falcinellus |  View record, Species:  State: Northern Territory, Institution: Queensland Museum Pages: 39-42 . Glossy Ibis lay up to six eggs, most often three. Catalogue number: Ornithology:QVM:2006:2:0297 Legs are short and black. View record, Institution: Queensland Museum Glossy Ibis Collection: Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery - Birds Glossy Ibis Riad NEDJAH, Abdennour BOUCHEKER, Laïd TOUATI, Farrah SAMRAOUI, Boudjéma SAMRAOUI Glossy Ibis Plegadis falcinellus in Serbia and Neighbouring Balkan Countries K.J. Get involved by helping us gather and share information about your local birdlife. In such instances, the birds abandon the site and move on to other areas. The nests are shallow cup-shaped platforms of sticks, grasses or reeds that are typically situated on low trees or bushes near a body of water, such as rivers, swamps or lakes. Basis of record: Preserved specimen Australian white ibises are monogamous and form long-lasting pair bonds. We have a long history of expertise in the science of bird conservation. Date: 1976-04-26 Collection: Queensland Museum Birds The Glossy Ibis breeds from early spring to mid-autumn. Our Bird Observatories in Western Australia may be a little off the track, but that’s what makes them such magical places to see birds. Date: 1978-11-23 Join our community of dedicated volunteers that help monitor and collect important data on Australia’s birds. Long, curved bill. Date: 1969-10-25 State: New South Wales, Institution: Museums Victoria Flocks of Glossy Ibises wade in the shallows of eastern marshes, probing for food with their sickle-shaped bills. Explore our vital programs, which focus conservation efforts on what needs to be done so that Australia's birds and their habitats flourish. BirdLife Australia has a long and proud history of excellence in publishing. Their bill is long and curves downward, and is a dark gray-black with a bright red portion on the upper mandible. grasshoppers, crickets etc), worms, leeches and small vertebrates. View record, Species:  It is especially known for its role in the religion of the Ancient Egyptians, where it was linked to the god Thoth. Date: 1970-01-20 ... South Australia goes on high alert after first outbreak in months 10. We have three ibis species in Australia - the Australian white ibis, the straw necked ibis and the glossy ibis. Glossy Ibis Threats Being a wetland bird, destruction of wetlands is a threat to the Glossy Ibis At Perth Zoo You can see Glossy Ibis in the Australian Wetlands. View record, Species:  Discover and identify the urban birds in your backyard. The eyes, legs and feet are brown. The Glossy Ibis nest in colonies, often nesting together in mixed heronries with other species. Plegadis falcinellus |  Catalogue number: Ornithology:BE845 Although birds are usually quite easy to see, often they are more difficult to identify. View record, OZCAM is an initiative of the Council of Heads of Australian Faunal Collections (CHAFC), The search results include records for synonyms and child taxa of. Our policies, submissions and campaigns make us the leading voice for Australia’s birds by influencing decision makers and stakeholders. View record, Institution: Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery State: Queensland, Institution: Museums Victoria Collection: Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery - Birds It is the most widespread of all ibis species, having breeding populations in southern Europe (particularly the Southern Mediterranean and the Balkans), North America, Australia, Asia and Africa. Its dark-brown plumage may appear blackish when seen from a distance, and the overall impression is one of a brad bird. Catalogue number: Ornithology:QVM:2006:2:0296 With stunning images of featured species and some recordings of their songs and calls, you are sure to find that mystery bird, or learn more about species you already know. Catalogue number: Birds:O24170 Catalogue number: Ornithology:BE11897 Date: 1901-11-01 Glossy Ibis, Institution: Queensland Museum View record, Species:  This species is migratory; most European birds winter in Africa, and in North America birds … Other Names: Black Curlew Scientific Name: Plegadis falcinellus Search our listing to find the next opportunity to see your favourite birds nearby and interstate. At close quarters the neck is reddish-brown and the body is a bronze-brown with a metallic iridescent sheen on the wings. Date: 1983-10-26 Basis of record: Preserved specimen Basis of record: Preserved specimen The distinctive long, curved bill is olive-brown, the facial skin is blue-grey with a bordering white line that extends around the eyes. View record, Species:  Date: 1971-10-20 We always need more citizen scientists. State: New South Wales, Institution: Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery The Australian white ibis is known as mardungurra among the Yindjibarndi people of the central and western Pilbara (a large region in the north of Western Australia). The Glossy ibis is the most widespread ibis species; it breeds in warm regions of Europe, Asia, Africa, Australia, and the Atlantic and Caribbean regions of the Americas. The sacred ibis, common in Africa, is the emblem of the British Ornithologists’ Union. View record, Species:  T he glossy ibis, Plegadis falcinellus , is truly one cosmopolitan bird. Basis of record: Preserved specimen We don't want to get you in a flap, but there's less than a month till Christmas! Pages: 33-38 . Basis of record: Preserved specimen State: New South Wales, Institution: Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery Catalogue number: Birds:O30841 The H.L. Plegadis falcinellus |  Both the Straw-necked Ibis, Threskiornis spinicollis, and the Australian White Ibis, T. molucca, are larger and have variable areas of white on their body and wings. View record, Species:  By joining the biggest community of bird lovers in Australia, you can help us make a positive impact on the future of our native birdlife. When viewed in poor light, the Glossy Ibis appears anything but glossy. Species: Plegadis falcinellus | Glossy Ibis Date: 1970-11-28 State: New South Wales Institution: Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation Collection: Australian National Wildlife Collection Basis of record: Preserved specimen Catalogue number: Eggs:E22402 View record View record, Species:  Visit BirdLife Australia’s stunning conservation reserves and sanctuaries overflowing with native birdlife and other incredible flora and fauna. Basis of record: Preserved specimen Collection: Queensland Museum Birds Glossy Ibis Species:  Usually gregarious, it is found mainly in salty marshes and shallow wetlands. However, in some lights, the plumage of the Glossy Ibis takes on an iridescent green-and-purple gloss (hence its name). Plegadis falcinellus. These birds are very similar in appearance to it’s sister species, the Egyptian Sacred Ibis.In Australia there is also the Straw-necked Ibis and the more rarer Glossy Ibis.The order also includes the Spoonbill, which is identifiable by its beak. Basis of record: Preserved specimen Basis of record: Preserved specimen The African sacred ibis (Threskiornis aethiopicus) is a species of ibis, a wading bird of the family Threskiornithidae.It is native to Africa and the Middle East. Both parents care for the young. Eyes are yellow or brown. Glossy Ibis Collection: Museums Victoria Ornithology Collection View record, Species:  Glossy Ibis It began breeding there by the early 1970s. Glossy Ibis State: Queensland, Institution: Museums Victoria The Australian white ibis (Threskiornis molucca) is a wading bird of the ibis family, Threskiornithidae.It is widespread across much of Australia.It has a predominantly white plumage with a bare, black head, long downcurved bill and black legs.