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 beautiful dark green sheen and female eye has attractive amber colour. Jabiru has 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  not only there, also coastal side  and  freshwater billabongs.

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

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