Threskiornithidae (Ibises)


The family Threskiornithidae includes 36 species of large terrestrial and wading birds, falling into two subfamilies, the ibises and the spoonbills.


Threskiornis molucca (THRESKIORNITHIDAE) Australian White Ibis

Also known as the Bin Chicken, widespread in eastern and south Western Australia in marshy wetlands, often near open grasslands and has become…

Plegadis falcinellus (THRESKIORNITHIDAE) Glossy Ibis

Widespread in warm regions of Europe, Asia, Africa, Australia and warmer parts of the Americas. Migratory, nests colonially in trees, often with…

Threskiornis spinicollis (THRESKIORNITHIDAE) Straw-neckled Ibis

Found throughout Australia. It has distinctive straw-like feathers on its neck. This is a second juvenile or a non-breeding adult..