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Australian White Ibis , Sacred Ibis
Threskiornis molucca  (Threskiornis aethiopica)
Australian Ibis

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Photo courtesy of Ian Clayton

Photo courtesy of Garrie Douglas
Bird Family :"Ibis and Spoonbills"
Description :Common local species. Length 75cm. Solitary. Roosts in trees and mangroves. Eats insects, crustaceans, reptiles and worms. Call is drawn out croaks.
Typical Habitat :Mangroves, pasture, tidal flats, gardens and rubbish dumps.
Distribution :Common Australia wide, except the arid interior.
Migration :Resident / breeds in a large colony on the south bank of Ross River, seen at Many Peaks Range, Magnetic Island and is a common garden bird. Main breeding season, Feburary to May and August to December, variable.
Introduced :No
Seen North Qld :  Yes

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