Eyeing the Ibis

The magic of a chance encounter with a large congregation made me wiser

John Dean
John Dean
Jan 25 · 3 min read
Photo by J. Dean

It’s easy to ignore ibises when you see hundreds of them each week. Here in southwest Florida, there are millions of these beautiful, curved-bill birds, with huge populations of them in the Everglades. Fortunately for me, some of them, it seems, seek me out. When I walk by them, they look up at me. When I have my…