Ibis, Ibises, or Ibes?

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nomadruss in words and photos

The ibis, also known as the Chokoloskee Chicken, is another ubiquitous Everglades bird. I know, I say that about all of them, but this bird has made a good comeback and be found all over the Southern United States.  It’s known as the Chokoloskee Chicken because the Everglades locals were known to add them to the menu at the supper table.

The real question is what do you call more than one of them? If you use ibis as plural, it’s good. You can also say ibises, but also ibides, or ibes. So without further adieu, here are some photos of ibis (plural).

White ibis (and a heron and turkey vulture)

A juvenile white ibis. They’re brown for their first year and eventually turn all white

An ibis flies into the evening sun…

Ibis flying at days’ last light

These are glossy ibis, they’re dark and shiny

Some think the…

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