Ibises and Spoonbills (Threskiornithidae)

Straw-necked Ibis (Threskiornis spinicollis) - HBW 1, p. 494

French: Ibis d'Australie German: Stachelibis Spanish: Ibis Tornasol

Taxonomy: Ibis spinicollis Jameson, 1835, Murray River, New South Wales.
Often placed in monospecific genus Carphibis. Said to have hybridized with T. aethiopicus, but no details given. Monotypic.

Distribution: Australia; also non breeding visitor to southern parts of New Guinea; occasional visitor to Tasmania and several islands of Bass Strait.