IN PHOTOS: Israel's winged winter residents

While many species of birds are involved in migrations and just pass over Israel, around 100 species choose the Holy Land as their winter home.

A dark brown waterbird, the Glossy ibis displays some magnificent feather colors when the light falls at a certain angle (photo credit: ITSIK MAROM)
A dark brown waterbird, the Glossy ibis displays some magnificent feather colors when the light falls at a certain angle
(photo credit: ITSIK MAROM)