Jabiru

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Jabiru

The Jabiru (Ephippiorhynchus asiaticus) or the Black-necked Stork, is the biggest and the only stork located in Australia. This black and also white– bodied stork is about 1.4 m high with a 30cm-long black bill.

The neck as well as head are dark green in color, while its long legs are coral-red in shade. Jabiru storks are discovered in marshes, superficial swamps, as well as various other rivers.

Generally seen foraging alone, this wetland bird’s feeds upon fish, mollusks, shellfishes as well as amphibians. It utilizes its big costs to seize target.

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