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Straw-necked ibis

Threskiornis spinicollis

Description:

Short straw-coloured plumes on front of throat and breast. They have dark wings that show an iridescent, multicoloured sheen in sunlight.

Habitat:

Found around shallow freshwater wetlands, cultivated pastures, edges of swamps and lagoons, and wet or dry grasslands.

Notes:

There is also a Eurasion Coot in the first photo.

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3 Comments

alicelongmartin
alicelongmartin 9 years ago

Very nice!

starleaf
starleaf 9 years ago

Such a magnificent bird. Thanks for sharing.

Atul
Atul 9 years ago

lovely!

RachaelB
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RachaelB

Victoria, Australia

Spotted on Feb 27, 2012
Submitted on Feb 27, 2012

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