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James Audubon - The Glossy Ibis

The Glossy Ibis
Giclée Prints
Available in multiple sizes, as shown, Giclées are:
Paper: Printed to bleed
Canvas: Printed with 2 ins (5 cms) of white border, Museum Finish.
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RT43798-E124 x 18 ins
60 x 45 cms
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RT43798-E232 x 24 ins
80 x 60 cms
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RT43798-E340 x 30 ins
100 x 75 cms
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RT43798-E448 x 36 ins
120 x 90 cms
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RT43798-E516 x 12 ins
40 x 30 cms
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Artist Biography
James AudubonJohn James Audubon (April 26, 1785 – January 27, 1851) was a French-American ornithologist, naturalist, and painter. He was notable for his expansive studies to document all types of American birds and for his detailed illustrations that depicted the birds in their natural habitats.

His major work, a color-plate book entitled The Birds of America (1827–1839), is considered one of the finest ornithological works ever completed. Audubon identified 25 new species and a number of new sub-species.
About this Piece
The Glossy Ibis is a wading bird in the ibis family Threskiornithidae. This is the most widespread ibis species, breeding in scattered sites in warm regions of Europe, Asia, Africa, Australia, and the Atlantic and Caribbean region of the Americas. It is thought to have originated in the Old World and spread naturally from Africa to northern South America in the 19th century, from where it spread to North America.

This species is a mid-sized ibis. It is 48–66 cm (19–26 in) long, averaging around 59.4 cm (23.4 in) with an 80–105 cm (31–41 in) wingspan. The body mass of this ibis can range from 485 to 970 g (1.07 to 2.1 lb). Breeding adults have reddish-brown bodies and shiny bottle-green wings. Non-breeders and juveniles have duller bodies. This species has a brownish bill, dark facial skin bordered above and below in blue-gray (non-breeding) to cobalt blue (breeding), and red-brown legs. Unlike herons, ibises fly with necks outstretched, their flight being graceful and often in V-formation.