Keep an Eye on the Ibis

(Eudocimus albus) sounds like a spell from Harry Potter, but it's actually the name of a social wading bird, White Ibis. On Pea island National Wildlife Refuge you'll currently find flocks of white ibis wading in shallow water and feeding on the shore land. They eat fish, frogs, snakes, crabs, marine worms and a variety of other aquatic and wetland creatures. White ibis don't mind being in urban settings too. On the Outer Banks it's not unusual to see groups of white ibis on grassy parks, golf course fairways and school athletic fields, feeding on insects and earthworms.

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