If you think our Birdorable birds are cute as adults, what about when they are babies? Below are some baby photos (shared via Flickr) of the Scarlet Ibis. Male Scarlet Ibises attract mates by performing a courtship display. They nest in large colonies; each nest will typically contain two to three eggs. Juvenile Scarlet Ibises lack the bright coloring of adult birds. The pigmentation comes from the food they eat: algae and small crustaceans. Through the following pictures, you can see different stages in the plumage as the Scarlet Ibis grows into adulthood.
Pretty cute, right? Be sure to check out our (adult) Birdorable Scarlet Ibis t-shirts & gifts!