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Australian White Ibis ~ wetland to urbanland

The Australian White Ibis (Threskiornis molucca), also known as Sacred Ibis, is a protected native bird of Australia under the State Wildlife Nature Conservation Act 1992. Harming an ibis is considered a serious offence. Sadly, The Australian White Ibis has become a very unpopular bird due to its urban migration and disturbance to the community. These birds have earned themselves several nicknames, such as bin chicken, tip turkey, dumpster diver, foul fowl, rubbish raptor, dump chook and winged rubbish rat, […]

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