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Straw-necked ibis

Australia·Bird

These birds have white underbellies and rainbow iridescent wings and backs. Males have longer bills, and females have a dark band across their chest. Both sexes of straw-necked ibis have “straw-like” plumage on their necks, which is where they get their name from.

  • Conservation StatusLeast Concern
  • Life spanup to 15 years
  • Body size23-30 in. long
  • Native habitat Forests, grasslands, and marine areas of Australia, New Guinea, and Indonesia
  • DietInvertebrates, mollusks, amphibians, small reptiles, and fish
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