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Straw-necked Ibis
Threskiornis spinicollis

Photo Courtesy of Birdway Australia

Photo courtesy Garrie Douglas
Bird Family :"Ibis and Spoonbills"
Description :Common local species. Length 70cm. Gregarious. Call is drawn out croaks. Eats insects (locusts), crustaceans and small reptiles.
Typical Habitat :Grasslands, pasture and freshwater wetlands.
Distribution :Common Australia wide, except the arid interior.
Migration :Resident / non breeding in local area. Common in urban gardens.
Introduced :No
Seen North Qld :  Yes

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