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Straw-necked Ibis Threskiornis spinicollis

Described by: Jameson (1835)
Alternate common name(s): None known by website authors
Old scientific name(s): Carphibis spinicollis


Darwin Botanic Gardens, Northern Territory, Australia - Date unknown © Bruce Michael  Cunnamulla, Queensland, Australia - Oct, 2008 © Hans&Judy Beste  Geelong, Victoria, Australia - 1970 © Hans&Judy Beste  Australia - Aug, 2000 © Giuliano Gerra and Silvio Sommazzi  Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia - Oct, 2005 © Nancy Bell 
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Sw. Australia; E. Australia;
Two populations;
Throughout Australia, but mostly in w. and n. Western Australia, n. Northern Territory (Arnhem Land), Queensland (migrates in the winter across the Torres Strait), New South Wales (Lake Cowal near Ivanhoe), Victoria and e. South Australia. Breeds mainly in se. Australia (Victoria, New South Wales) and Tasmania.
Disperses to n. Australia, s. New Guinea and Indonesia(?).


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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.


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