FW: [canberrabirds] Glossy Ibis

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Subject: FW: [canberrabirds] Glossy Ibis
From: Geoffrey Dabb <>
Date: Sat, 28 Sep 2019 03:20:27 +0000

The only other record on ebird this year was Shorty’s brief view of one on 27 Jan.  100% of Glossy Ibis records in the ACT this year have involved the bird disappearing soon after Shorty’s arrival.


From: Suzanne EDGAR <>
Sent: Saturday, 28 September 2019 1:12 PM
To: 'shorty' <>; 'COG Chat' <>
Subject: RE: [canberrabirds] Glossy Ibis


Nice pic; there have been 2-3 @Wetlands recently; are they still there?



From: shorty [
Sent: Saturday, 28 September 2019 12:51 PM
To: COG Chat <>
Subject: [canberrabirds] Glossy Ibis


I arrived at Jerra Wetlands just before noon and when i got out of my car a very excited voice said "Is that a Glossy Ibis Shorty". The bird was quite distant and flying away from us so i took some shots but he was quite confident that it was.


I have just checked my pics, very big crop and had to bring up the shadows but i can now answer the young mans question. "Yes, it is a Glossy Ibis" 😀


The bird was heading toward LBG so a look around the lake could be worth while.


With my bad memory for names i have forgotten his already so perhaps he could reply to the chatline so the just credit for the sighting goes to him.



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