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Australian White Ibis pair Predominantly white plumage with a bare, black head, long downcurved bill and black legs. <br />
75 cm in length Australia,Australian White Ibis,Geotagged,Spring,Threskiornis molucca,Threskiornithidae,bird Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

Australian White Ibis pair

Predominantly white plumage with a bare, black head, long downcurved bill and black legs.
75 cm in length

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The Australian White Ibis , is a wading bird of the ibis family Threskiornithidae. It is widespread across much of Australia. It has a predominantly white plumage with a bare, black head, long downcurved bill and black legs.

Historically rare in urban areas, the Australian White Ibis has immigrated to urban areas of the east coast in increasing numbers since the late 1970s; it is now commonly seen in Wollongong, Sydney, the Gold Coast, Brisbane and Townsville. Debate continues on whether.. more

Similar species: Pelecaniformes
Species identified by Ruth Spigelman
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By Ruth Spigelman

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Uploaded Dec 24, 2018. Captured Oct 8, 2018 08:46 in 1A Conservatorium Rd, Sydney NSW 2000, Australia.
  • Canon EOS 60D
  • f/5.6
  • 1/128s
  • ISO100
  • 55mm