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Alternative name: Jabiru1
110β137 cm (43ΒΌ-54 in)
Apart from the female having a yellow iris and the male's being brown, the sexes are identical.
There are 2 subspecies2:
Marshes and wetlands in tropical lowland.
They build a stick nest in trees. The clutch consists of 3-5 eggs.
The diet consists mostly of eels and catfish, and also includes turtles and their hatchlings, frogs and large insects, young birds, lizards and rodents.
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