Photos of birds, fish, flowers and miscellaneous things that catch my eye and instill a sense of wonder.
Sunday, March 04, 2012
African Sacred Ibis (Threskiornis aethiopicus)
The African Sacred Ibis, Threskiornis aethiopicus, was revered and often mummified by the ancient Egyptians. In legend, the sacred ibis was invoked upon the migration and invasion of "winged serpents," which it killed.