Ibis and Spoonbills(4)
One, possibly two birds, found on Lake Hollingsworth in Lakeland on 28 May, 2002.
Glossy Ibis *
A common permanent resident of wetlands and fields. They are becoming more abundant. High count of 1,180 in February 1988. LCBC high count of 1,350 in 1997.
Uncommon bird usually found in phosphate pits. Nests on the Florida west coast nearby and juveniles wander inland after nesting. High counts of 17 on May 1999. LCBC high count of 38 in 2003. (SSC)