Three preening birds along the edge of a lake.

Three preening birds along the edge of a lake.
Species: Straw-necked Ibis   Threskiornis spinicollis
Author: Pieter de Groot Boersma
Thursday, July 2, 2015
Added to IBC: 18 May 2016 - 11:52
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Altitude (m): 
16 meters


A breeding endemic to Australia, also being a non-breeding visitor to S New Guinea.

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Birds of New Guinea
Including Bismarck Archipelago and Bougainville
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.


Pieter de Groot Boersma, IBC1243418. Accessible at

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Pieter de Groot Boersma, IBC1243418. Video of Straw-necked Ibis Threskiornis spinicollis at Marlow Lagoon Recreation Park, Australia. Accessible at

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