<html><head><meta http-equiv="content-type" content="text/html; charset=utf-8"></head><body dir="auto"><div>For those interested in the gory details of trying to distinguish between White-faced and Glossy Ibises (not always possible), there's a nice article in the March 2017 edition of "The Bluebird," put out by the Audubon Society of Missouri:</div><div id="AppleMailSignature"><br></div><div id="AppleMailSignature"><a href="http://mobirds.org/Bluebird/2010-2019/2017/March_2017.pdf">http://mobirds.org/Bluebird/2010-2019/2017/March_2017.pdf</a></div><div id="AppleMailSignature"><br>Karen Wosilait<div>Seattle, WA<br><div><a href="mailto:karen.w.mobile@gmail.com">karen.w.mobile@gmail.com</a></div></div></div><div><br>On Mar 9, 2017, at 9:39 PM, Matthew Dufort <<a href="mailto:matt.dufort@gmail.com">matt.dufort@gmail.com</a>> wrote:<br><br></div><blockquote type="cite"><div><div dir="ltr">Just to add a bit to what Ed said, I'm not sure that these are all White-faced.  Identification of non-breeding <i>Plegadis</i> ibises can be really tough.  The bird in the middle of the first photo looks like a clear White-faced to me.  But the bird on the right in the first photo, and the two birds in the close-up photo, are less clear.  I would want to study those birds in varying light and from different angles before trying to make a call on them.<div><br></div><div>Good birding,</div><div>Matt Dufort</div></div><div class="gmail_extra"><br><div class="gmail_quote">On Thu, Mar 9, 2017 at 8:59 PM, Ed Newbold <span dir="ltr"><<a href="mailto:ednewbold1@yahoo.com" target="_blank">ednewbold1@yahoo.com</a>></span> wrote:<br><blockquote class="gmail_quote" style="margin:0 0 0 .8ex;border-left:1px #ccc solid;padding-left:1ex"><div><div style="color:#000;background-color:#fff;font-family:HelveticaNeue,Helvetica Neue,Helvetica,Arial,Lucida Grande,sans-serif;font-size:16px"><div id="m_5981956632748836213yiv5291696060"><div id="m_5981956632748836213yui_3_16_0_ym19_1_1489119504425_7051"><div style="color:#000;background-color:#fff;font-family:HelveticaNeue,Helvetica Neue,Helvetica,Arial,Lucida Grande,sans-serif;font-size:16px" id="m_5981956632748836213yui_3_16_0_ym19_1_1489119504425_7050"><div id="m_5981956632748836213yiv5291696060yui_3_16_0_ym19_1_1489121630637_3636">Hi all,</div><div id="m_5981956632748836213yiv5291696060yui_3_16_0_ym19_1_1489121630637_3727"><br></div><div dir="ltr" id="m_5981956632748836213yiv5291696060yui_3_16_0_ym19_1_1489121630637_3754">Matt Dufort has spotted an ID error in my Louisiana post.  We called a group of Ibis Glossy, but apparently they are White-faced.  Here is what Matt wrote:<br></div><div id="m_5981956632748836213yiv5291696060yui_3_16_0_ym19_1_1489121630637_3710"><br></div><div id="m_5981956632748836213yiv5291696060yui_3_16_0_ym19_1_1489121630637_3709"><br></div><div id="m_5981956632748836213yiv5291696060yui_3_16_0_ym19_1_1489121630637_3752">"... I think
 your Glossy Ibis look more like White-faced, particularly the faces and
 eyes, which look rather red on the birds that I can see.  I checked 
eBird, and it looks like White-faced is actually slightly more common in
 Louisiana than Glossy is. "</div><div id="m_5981956632748836213yiv5291696060yui_3_16_0_ym19_1_1489121630637_3766"><br></div><div id="m_5981956632748836213yiv5291696060yui_3_16_0_ym19_1_1489121630637_3767">Thanks Matt, and thanks for being so kind about it!</div><div id="m_5981956632748836213yiv5291696060yui_3_16_0_ym19_1_1489121630637_3776"><br></div><div id="m_5981956632748836213yiv5291696060yui_3_16_0_ym19_1_1489121630637_3803"><br></div><div id="m_5981956632748836213yiv5291696060yui_3_16_0_ym19_1_1489121630637_3792">I added another photo to the post that shows the birds a bit closer which might be of further help.</div><div id="m_5981956632748836213yiv5291696060yui_3_16_0_ym19_1_1489121630637_3881"><br></div><div id="m_5981956632748836213yiv5291696060yui_3_16_0_ym19_1_1489121630637_3880">Thanks,</div><div id="m_5981956632748836213yiv5291696060yui_3_16_0_ym19_1_1489121630637_3879"><br></div><div id="m_5981956632748836213yiv5291696060yui_3_16_0_ym19_1_1489121630637_3877">Ed</div><div id="m_5981956632748836213yiv5291696060yui_3_16_0_ym19_1_1489121630637_3878"><br></div><div id="m_5981956632748836213yui_3_16_0_ym19_1_1489119504425_7062"><div id="m_5981956632748836213yui_3_16_0_ym19_1_1489119504425_7064">Here's the link again</div><div id="m_5981956632748836213yui_3_16_0_ym19_1_1489119504425_7065"><br></div><div id="m_5981956632748836213yui_3_16_0_ym19_1_1489119504425_7066" dir="ltr"><a href="http://ednewbold.com/out-of-our-depth-in-louisiana/" id="m_5981956632748836213yui_3_16_0_ym19_1_1489119504425_7070" class="m_5981956632748836213enhancr2_e9cffb2c-5efc-687e-59f7-ff197bcb1071" target="_blank">Ed Newbold |   Out of our depth in Louisiana</a><span class="HOEnZb"><font color="#888888"><br></font></span></div><span class="HOEnZb"><font color="#888888"><div id="m_5981956632748836213yui_3_16_0_ym19_1_1489119504425_8186"><br></div><div id="m_5981956632748836213enhancr2_e9cffb2c-5efc-687e-59f7-ff197bcb1071" class="m_5981956632748836213yahoo-link-enhancr-card m_5981956632748836213ymail-preserve-class m_5981956632748836213ymail-preserve-style" style="max-width:400px;font-family:'Helvetica Neue',Helvetica,Arial,sans-serif" dir="ltr"> <a href="http://ednewbold.com/out-of-our-depth-in-louisiana/" style="text-decoration:none!important;color:#000!important" class="m_5981956632748836213yahoo-enhancr-cardlink" rel="noreferrer" id="m_5981956632748836213yui_3_16_0_ym19_1_1489119504425_8195" target="_blank"> <table class="m_5981956632748836213card-wrapper m_5981956632748836213yahoo-ignore-table" style="max-width:400px" id="m_5981956632748836213yui_3_16_0_ym19_1_1489119504425_8194" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="0" border="0"> <tbody id="m_5981956632748836213yui_3_16_0_ym19_1_1489119504425_8193"><tr id="m_5981956632748836213yui_3_16_0_ym19_1_1489119504425_8192"> <td id="m_5981956632748836213yui_3_16_0_ym19_1_1489119504425_8191" width="400"> <table class="m_5981956632748836213card m_5981956632748836213yahoo-ignore-table" style="max-width:400px" id="m_5981956632748836213yui_3_16_0_ym19_1_1489119504425_8190" width="100%" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="0" border="0"> <tbody id="m_5981956632748836213yui_3_16_0_ym19_1_1489119504425_8189"><tr> <td class="m_5981956632748836213card-primary-image-cell" style="background:#000 url('https://ci4.googleusercontent.com/proxy/DSjvND7dR5jFR93bTD4L-KQforvvvjxArqSJay0XtP3JYXpfjAAUq9sDAyTrpzWj9FEXC6Mtfrdfnen3dNP7Cf6Mwb0Wf18pA8YM1YWwjDmypbdP00XjqW2KHpsGHAMgB7VDiFsn3SdTcB__KAuF7oblJedUhQtBDuKeAmhHb_w1ElLnig4CRbsjvHZ3rkIp3__hjQyClFYV8FFJGw5d_DctTSQY5CRd-riUShjTOI9rdFYtXo0DEGY-4ffd9iq3jkWVS63WLVbmNv1FokvA8kRlxvKWVr6fSvQVX3AVR9tj3FEMcLE3tzkvFyIZaTycfIjEs5KT_4I=s0-d-e1-ft#https://s.yimg.com/vv//api/res/1.2/33VbTBwBzTnRcursNrRlSQ--/YXBwaWQ9bWFpbDtmaT1maWxsO2g9MjAwO3c9NDAw/http://ednewbold.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/NOLA-blog-1-White-Ibis-and-Black-bellied-Whistling-Duck-LA-3-5-17.jpg.cf.jpg') no-repeat center center;background-size:cover;height:200px" valign="top" bgcolor="#000000" background="https://s.yimg.com/vv//api/res/1.2/33VbTBwBzTnRcursNrRlSQ--/YXBwaWQ9bWFpbDtmaT1maWxsO2g9MjAwO3c9NDAw/http://ednewbold.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/NOLA-blog-1-White-Ibis-and-Black-bellied-Whistling-Duck-LA-3-5-17.jpg.cf.jpg">  <table class="m_5981956632748836213yahoo-ignore-table" valign="top" style="width:100%" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="0" border="0"> <tbody><tr> <td style="background:transparent url('https://ci6.googleusercontent.com/proxy/Or0PpNz8Q2N-T77lb2rdWKcTmD4Aucmk2Ee_LS8DyP6g6BDF3rwx4OyZl6lsUYsZqw8AQBiEM0n0IXQQ0XX4vUAoRYgzG6vu_JFg3P_OaiyHSXs0y-U=s0-d-e1-ft#https://s.yimg.com/nq/storm/assets/enhancrV2/12/overlay-tile.png') repeat left top;height:200px" valign="top" bgcolor="transparent" background="https://s.yimg.com/nq/storm/assets/enhancrV2/12/overlay-tile.png">  <table class="m_5981956632748836213yahoo-ignore-table" style="width:100%;height:185px;min-height:185px" height="185"> <tbody><tr> <td class="m_5981956632748836213card-richInfo2" style="text-align:left;text-align:left;padding:15px 0 0 15px;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