The Jabiru, or Black-necked Stork, is the only stork found in Australia. It is a tall bird with a black and white body, dark green and purple neck and large black bill. The legs are long and coral-red in colour. The male has black eyes and the female has yellow eyes. Immature birds resemble adults, but the black parts are more brown in color..
swamps, mudflats and mangroves
fish, small crustaceans and amphibians
nest is a large platform of sticks and other vegetation in a tall tree near water. Lays 2-4 eggs.
coastal and near-coastal areas of northern and eastern Australia
Map is from Atlas of Living Australia website at http://biocache.ala.org.au licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia License