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The Scarlet Ibis is accidental to the Gulf States and has a range in north South America

The Scarlet Ibis is accidental to the Gulf States and has a range in north South America

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The Scarlet Ibis is bright scarlet all over with black wing tips and a decurved bill. It has a range of north South America and is accidental in the Gulf States. It has a habitat in salt, brackish, and fresh marshes, rice fields, and mangroves. Their food is small crustaceans, small fish, and insects.

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This Eurasian Greenfinch is an accidental US bird commonly known in the Europrean UK. It was photographed at the Bong State Recreational Area in Kansasville, Wisconsin.

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The Eurasian Greenfinch is an olive-green bird common to the European UK. It has a powerful conical bill for eating large nuts. It’s found in the garden and countryside of the UK. It is not certain if the origin of the bird is of wild origin, an escapee, or released from captivity in the US. Only one Eurasian Greenfinch was seen at the Bong State Recreational Area in Kansasville, Wisconsin.