Saturday, May 6, 2017

Black-headed Ibis at Sangam

During our trip to Mysore, we also visited Sangam.  We could spot some birds here and one of them is Black-headed Ibis.



They have white-plumage with some greyer areas on the wings. The bald head, the neck and legs are black. The thick down curved bill is dusky yellow. 


Their diet is fish, frogs and other water creatures, as well as on insects. 


It can be seen walking around on marshy land probing with its bill into soft mud and shallow water.

14 comments:

Jeevan said...

Beautiful capture and details on the bird

Vineeta Yashswi said...

Lovely bird...

rupam sarma said...

Nice captured.
Happy Weekend.

Gordon said...

What an amzing bird, at first glance I thought it was a stork.
All the best Gordon.

sandyland said...

we have lots of rosy and white ibis but never black headed here thanks

Al said...

That's a very pretty bird.

TeamG square said...

Nice capture.

Tom said...

...thanks for sharing this fellow.

Sallie (FullTime-Life) said...

It looks and acts a lot like our Florida wood stork!

Wandering Wren said...

What a smart chap!

Pietro Brosio said...

Very nice images of the black-headed ibis.

NatureFootstep said...

Beautiful. I think I saw this one in Queensland two years ago. :)

Anu said...

An incredible-looking bird! Thanks for sharing.

Pat Tillett said...

Beautiful photographs of these amazing birds.