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Red Ibis

Red Ibis

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PJ 10-Jul-2009 20:57
I saw that Red Ibis last night at sundown. It was nesting in a tree at Lakes Park with hundreds of the white ibis. Lakes Park is a bird sanctuary owned by Lee County and is on Gladiolus west of 41 in South Fort Myers
Guest 20-Mar-2009 17:36
We saw this in late February. WE didn't realize hjow rare a bird this was. What a magnificanet sight.
Guest 20-Mar-2009 10:51
We were at Bayfront Bistro at the Snookbight Marina last night. They have a wall that opens for open air dining. The view is a mural on a wall. The crowd began to clap and "awwww" as cameras flashed, so we looked up and saw this most magnificent sight! The red ibis flying amongst a flock of white ibis that adopted it. The bartender said they fly by every night around 7:30, headed north up the bay. We were told there are only 2 in Florida. One in captivity and this bird at Ft. Myers Beach. We were told this bird is common in Trinidad and it is assumed he arrived here in a hurricane.
Guest 15-Mar-2009 17:33
Correction on previous post. Date should read Saturday, March 14, 2009.
Guest 15-Mar-2009 17:25
March 15, 2009 Sunset at 7:36 PM EDST. The Red Ibis again was leading the flock up the Eastern Shore of Fort Myers Beach. It was a beautiful and magic sight.
Guest 12-Mar-2009 20:20
On March 9, 2009 I, along with my mom and sister were also fortunate to view the red ibis amidst the flock passing by the Bayfront Bistro at Ft. Myers Beach. The flock has been flying by for the past few weeks between 7:00 and 7:30 pm. What an awesome sight!

Guest 01-Mar-2009 18:51
Today 1 March 2009 we were amazed to see a Scarlet Ibit at the Mount Edgecombe Golf Club - Durban - South Africa - what a beautiful sight. Have never seen such a beautiful bird - and yes, it was feeding amongs the Sacret Ibis. Let hope it stays for all to see.
Tim 22-Feb-2009 00:06
my wife and I were at the new restaurant, at least to us, called bay bistro behind publix on fort myers beach. I was looking out and much to our suprise I saw a deep red ibis amongst a flock of white ibis. It was beatuful and all of the other restaurant guest were amazed as well. I grew up on sanibel and lived in lee county beginning at 11 years old and have never seen that. this was just a couple a days ago on Feb. 19th.
Guest 01-Jul-2008 23:53
7/1/08 We spotted one at Lakes Regional Park in Ft Myers this morning. It was magnificent.
Guest 10-May-2008 12:44
Has anyone seen the Scarlet Ibis recently? If so, please tell us where and when as we would love to get a glimpse of him!
geust 07-Apr-2008 20:34
Guest 24-Mar-2008 20:16
We see the lone Red Ibis with a large flock of White Ibis flying up Estero Bay at sunset time every evening for the past few weeks - It is amazing! People on the piers are so excited to see this site that they applaud after the flock goes by!
Guest 20-Jan-2008 15:22
There is a bright red ibis living within a flock of white ibis' nesting along Estero Island (Ft. Myers Beach, FL). It is much brighter red than the one in the picture. Truly an amazing sight.
megan 30-Nov-2007 22:34
look at the beautiful color that it is
somone 28-Sep-2007 10:26
amazing picture wonderfu
omer1227-Aug-2007 12:53
Very good picture!
Kees Terberg05-Jul-2006 23:23
I remember reading a book at school about the Scarlet Ibis. If I recall it correctly it was by James Hurst. It was a story which was set in tehe American South West at end of the first world war. While Europe is at war the story revolves around the struggles between two brothers. Some stories just stick and this image has revived my memories. A beautifyl shot.
Emily 20-Jun-2006 23:12
Guest 17-Dec-2005 17:21
How beautiful it is!
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