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Glossy Ibis - Plegadis falcinellus - 1st winter. L 55-65cm. Wetland bird with heron-like proportions and Curlew-like bill. Maroon and metallic plumage is only obvious in good light. Breeds in S Europe and winters mainly in Africa. Occasional visitors here are often long-stayers.
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Glossy Ibis - Plegadis falcinellus - 1st winter. L 55-65cm. Wetland bird with heron-like proportions and Curlew-like bill. Maroon and metallic plumage is only obvious in good light. Breeds in S Europe and winters mainly in Africa. Occasional visitors here are often long-stayers.

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Date: 11 May 2016
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Credit: PAUL STERRY/Nature Photographers
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