Nesting colonies of herons and ibises are found with enough frequency in Alabama that bird students ought to be able to identify their nests, eggs and young, in order to prevent gathering inaccurate information.
Since 1953, the writer has been banding nestling herons and ibises and has accumulated the information on which this paper is based.
Author: Julian L. Dusi
Volume Number: 14 Year Published: 1966
Issue Number: 2-3
Page Number: 2
Link to article: http://birdlife.aosbirds.org/1966/Vol 14 No. 2, 3_1966_p2-8.pdf
Link to the full issue of BirdLife: http://birdlife.aosbirds.org/1966/Vol 14 No. 2, 3_1966.pdf