Straw-necked ibis preparing for take-off

Straw-necked ibis preparing for take-off
Species: Straw-necked Ibis   Threskiornis spinicollis
Author: Margaret Leggoe
Friday, February 21, 2014
Added to IBC: 21 Feb 2014 - 03:25
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Altitude (m): 
658 meters


The light conveniently caught the iridescent shoulder feathers.

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All of the 943 species known to occur are covered, including the extraordinarily high total of 456 endemics, as well as 5 introduced species, 2 species yet to be formally described and a separate appendix with 75 vagrants. Subspecies are listed also to give a comprehensive overview of the remarkable regional avifauna.


Margaret Leggoe, IBC1049228. Accessible at

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Margaret Leggoe, IBC1049228. Photo of Straw-necked Ibis Threskiornis spinicollis at Callum Brae, Australia. Accessible at

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