02 May 2010

Glossy Ibis - 2 MAY

Ashley and I took a day off from curlew research and headed over to the Scottsbluff area and some of the shortgrass prairies to the north. Highlights included:

Ferruginous Hawk
Chestnut-collared Longspur
McCown's Longspur
White-throated Swift

However, the best bird was a GLOSSY IBIS in a small wet area just north of Mitchell. It was with about 20 White-faced Ibis: