02 July, 2012

Australian White Ibis

Scientific Name: Threskiornis molucca

Population Estimate: Unknown, but Least Concern status

Range / Habitat: Wetlands and artificial habitats throughout much of Australia, parts of Indonesia, Papua New Guinea, and the Solomon Islands.

Field Notes: Large, white ibis with bare black head and neck, black bill, and black plumed tail feathers. Straw-necked Ibis has black back and wings.

Personal Notes: Ubiquitous at Sydney Royal Botanical Gardens.

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