06 July, 2012

Straw-necked Ibis

Scientific Name: Threskiornis spinicollis

Population Estimate: 1M

Range / Habitat: Wetlands, pasture and grasslands of northern and eastern Australia, parts of Indonesia, and Papua New Guinea.

Field Notes: Black back, wings and head with white neck and underparts. Long yellow plumes on neck. Glossy Ibis with no white and Australian White Ibis with white back and wings.

Personal Notes: Photograph taken in Canberra, Australia.

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