Glossy Ibis are found throughout the world. In North America, populations increased between 1966 and 2014, according to the North American Breeding Bird Survey. The North American Waterbird Conservation Plan estimates 13,000-15,000 breeding birds on the continent, rates the species a 12 out of 20 on the Continental Concern Score, and lists it as a Species of Low Concern. Glossy Ibis is not listed on the 2014 State of the Birds Report.Back to top
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