Upper body dark green-purple with white underparts. Yellow straw-like feathers hanging from the neck under a long, curved bill. Young birds lack the straw-like plume and have black legs. Body up to 70 cm long.
Straw-necked Ibis are nomadic, moving between areas alone or in groups. They breed in colonies.
Pastures, freshwater wetlands and swamp edges.
Native to Australia
- DSE Advisory List : Not listed
- EPBC Act 1999 : Not listed
- IUCN Red List : Least Concern