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White Ibis Portrait (Immature)

┬ęDelores J. Knowles 2008 -- White Ibis (Eudociumus Albus) One of the most numerous wading birds in the southeast United States, it is also found in areas of mild climates throughout the world. Yes, this photo is a White Ibis -- one that has not reached adulthood. Although their white plumage is spectacular, I really think they are very pretty in their youth, too. You will notice that besides the color of his feathers being different, his eyes are not yet the beautiful blue they will become when he is older. His bill will also loose the organge look and become red. This youngester was photographed in Lake County, Florida, just as the sun was coming up.

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Greg Dubois 31 Jan 2008

Birds are a wonderful study in design functionality and proves that God was both an engineer and maybe moonlighted as a stand up comic, your photographs prove that you are an artist!

Artist Reply: Thanks for the very kind comments on my Sandhill Crane image.

Cindy Lemoi 30 Jan 2008

Wow, amazing photo, truly beautiful.

Artist Reply: Thanks for the kind comment on my Immature White Ibis image.

annette steens 30 Jan 2008

so nice and impressive, thanks Delores!

Jerry 29 Jan 2008

Lovely picture and details!

Artist Reply: Thanks so much for your kind comment on my Immature White Ibis image.

Barbara Stock 29 Jan 2008

Beautiful portrait of this noble bird!!! Wonderful soft and tender colors in the background show the elegant silhouette of the ibis!!! And the vivid view of his eye - brilliant!!!

Artist Reply: Thanks for the kind comment on my Immature White Ibis image.