MILLARD H. SHARP / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY MILLARD H. SHARP / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
Scarlet Ibis (Eudocimus ruber), one of the most beautiful wading birds in Florida. They range from Central America and Northern South America and were introduced into Florida as part of a breeding program in 1962. Its name is derived from Greek meaning 'religious worship, sacred bird''; images of the bird can be found in 4000 year old Egyptian wall paintings. Jacksonville Zoo, Florida.
Model release not required. Property release not required.