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Black-necked Stork , Jabiru
Ephippiorhynchus asiaticus

Photo Courtesy of Birdway Australia
Black-necked Stork "Jabiru"

Photo Courtesy of Birdway Australia
Black Necked Stork

Photo Courtesy of Birdway Australia

Photo courtesy of Ian Clayton
Bird Family :"Storks"
Description :Uncommon local species. Length 137cm. Wingspan 200cm. Seldom calls, clappers with bill. Eats small mammals, insects, fish, reptiles and carrion. Lays 2 to 4 eggs in nests made of stick and reed platforms in trees or on the ground near water.
Typical Habitat :Swamps, river pools and intertidal flats.
Distribution :Locally common to northern Australia and eastern QLD.
Migration :Resident / nomad, breeding. Blakey's Crossing. Main breeding season, March to July.
Introduced :No
Seen North Qld :  Yes
NCA :Rare

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