Straw-necked Ibis

Straw-necked IbisPhoto by Mark Rose

Scientific Name: Threskiornis spinicollis

The straw-necked ibis is extremely nomadic, constantly searching for suitable habitation.

  • Size: Length: 24 to 30 inches
  • Diet: Aquatic and terrestrial insects, molluscs, frogs and small reptile
  • Habitat: Shallow freshwater wetlands, dry or wet grasslands and swamps
  • Range in the Wild: Northern Tasmania, Australia and southern New Guinea

Conservation Status

Listed as Least Concern. The straw-necked ibises have a large range and stable population size.

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