Feeds in shallow, fresh water, occasionally in estuarine waters or dry grassland. Captures invertebrates by probing in mud or sweeping in the water like a spoonbill. Roosts in trees near water, sometimes in large flocks.
The Australian Bird Guide, Peter Menkhorst et al.
|Classifications:||Bird, water and shoreline|
|Family:||Threskiornithidae (Ibises & Spoonbills)|
|Information sources:||Photos 1 & 2 at Kinchant Dam by Robert Werner; Photo 3 at Lake Elphinstone|