Author 'Gipsy34' (Id 209014 ) : Photos taken in the Park of the Pyrenees Argeles-Gazost. We found the glossy ibis, a migratory bird, in the whole of Europe and North America. It offers a total protection on French soil. Therefore, it is forbidden to destroy, maim, capture, or remove it, disrupt it, transport it, sell it or buy it. It is part of the family of Threskiornitidae.