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Glossy Ibis Plegadis falcinellus   - Juveniles
Glossy Ibis
Photographer : © Jugal Tiwari
Location :Luna Jheel, Great Rann of Kutch, Gujarat, India
Date : August 1992
English synonyms:Black Curlew, Eastern Glossy Ibis, Northern Glossy Ibis, Bay Ibis, Green Ibis, Liver, Ord's Ibis
Bird Family :Threskiornithidae - Ibises & Spoonbills
Bird Group :CICONIIFORMES
Red Data Status :Least Concern
Remarks :The photograph is of historical interest, as it documents the discovery by the photographer in 1992 of one of the ten most important heronries in India, including 500 nests of Glossy Ibis.