White Ibis Eudocimus albus (Linnaeus, 1758)  Synonyms: WHIB.

Status:

Uncommon (formerly rare) but rapidly increasing visitor to the coastal plain, especially Worcester County, from spring to fall. Rare visitors elsewhere in the state in spring and during the late summer and fall post-breeding dispersal period. Almost certain to soon be documented nesting in the state.

Where to find:

Assateague Island and nearby marshes

There are 98 records in the project database.

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One adult White Ibis seen along with 73 immatures on Assateague Island, Worcester Co., Maryland (8/21/2014). Photo by Scott Housten. (MBP list)

A juvenile White Ibis on Assateague Island, Maryland (9/25/2009). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list) (More of this species)

A juvenile White Ibis on Assateague Island, Maryland (9/25/2009). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list) (More of this species)

A White Ibis in Cecil Co., Maryland (7/29/2015). Photo by Mark Johnson. (MBP list)

One of 74 White Ibis tallied by Scott Housten on Assateague Island, Worcester Co., Maryland (8/21/2014). Photo by Scott Housten. (MBP list)

A juvenile White Ibis in Allegany Co., Maryland (8/5/2012). Photo by J.B. Churchill. (MBP list)

A juvenile White Ibis (born this summer) in Montgomery Co., Maryland (7/16/2012). This species is increasing as a post-breeding wanderer to Maryland. Photo by Jared Fisher. (MBP list)

An immature White Ibis at Lilypons Water Gardens, Frederick Co., Maryland (8/7/2011). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list) (More of this species)

A White Ibis in Cecil Co., Maryland (7/4/2013). Photo by Mark Johnson. (MBP list)

An immature White Ibis in Washington Co., Maryland (7/24/2010). Found by Jim Green. Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list) (More of this species)

An immature White Ibis in Baltimore Co., Maryland (8/6/2017). Photo by Nikki DeBraccio. (MBP list)

Immature White Ibis on Assateague Island, Worcester Co., Maryland (8/19/2013). Photo by Scott Housten. (MBP list)

An adult White Ibis flying over Point Lookout SP, Maryland (4/28/2013). Photo by Mikey Lutmerding. (MBP list)

Immature White Ibis in Worcester Co., Maryland (11/9/2013). Photo by Mike Burchett. (MBP list)

A White Ibis (left) and a Glossy Ibis (right) in flight at Truitt's Landing, Worcester Co., Maryland (7/31/2010). Note the obvious white wedge on the upper tail and back. Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list) (More of this species)

A juvenile White Ibis on Assateague Island, Maryland (8/29/2015). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

A juvenile White Ibis in a mixed feeding flock on Assateague Island, Maryland (9/25/2009). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list) (More of this species)

A White Ibis in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (8/2/2014). Photo by Jim Stasz. (MBP list)

An immature White Ibis in Howard Co., Maryland (9/13/2016). Photo by Jim Stasz. (MBP list)

A juvenile White Ibis in Howard Co., Maryland (9/6/1980). This was the second county record. Photo by Robert Solem. (MBP list)

A White Ibis in Calvert Co., Maryland (7/15/2017). Photo by Mikey Lutmerding. (MBP list)

White Ibis in Harford Co., Maryland (7/4/2017). Photo by Josh Emm. (MBP list)

A White Ibis in Calvert Co., Maryland (7/15/2017). Photo by Mikey Lutmerding. (MBP list)


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