Black Necked Stork – the majestic wetland bird

Black Necked Stork

Better known as Jabiru. This bird is tall, with crimson long legs. Its black neck has a beautiful dark green sheen and the female eye has an attractive amber colour. Jabiru has a long, strong beak, which uses to hunt snakes, frogs, turtles and fish in the north Australian wetlands.

This bird is a common sight in Kakadu, but it can be also spotted in coastal areas and freshwater billabongs.

Where spotted: Kakadu National Park, Gibb River Rd, 7 Emu Station

Black Necked Stork (Jabiru) – More information

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