Verification of Unusual Sight Record
For Utah

Rec. # 201

Common name:

Glossy Ibis

Scientific name: Plegadis falcinellus
Date: May 19 [2012]
Time: 9;00
Length of time observed: 2 HOURS
Number: 4
Age: Adult
Sex: male
Location: Farmington bay
County: Davis county
Distance to bird: 100 meters
Optical equipment: binoculars bushnell 8x32
Weather: sunny
Light Conditions: clear
Description:        Size of bird: 2 ft.
(Description:)       Basic Shape:  
(Description:)  Overall Pattern: glossy
(Description:)            Bill Type: curved
Field Marks and
Identifying Characteristics:
Song or call & method of delivery: ka-onk
Habitat: near pond.
Similar species and how
were they eliminated:
White faced ibis has red lore while Glossy ibis has black lore.
Previous experience with
this & similar species:
References consulted:  
Description from: From memory
Observer: Ivan Richardson
Observer's address: 464n248e
Observer's e-mail address: **
Other observers who independently identified this bird: Tom Richardson
Date prepared: May 23 [2012]
Additional material: