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Australia’s most-hated bird gets the ‘David Attenborough’ treatment


Better known as the ‘bin chicken’ for its habit of rifling through garbage, the Aussie ibis has long been regarded as the scourge of Sydney.

Now this ‘distinguished yet disgusting’ bird is finally getting its time in the spotlight in this Planet Earth-style parody.

Created by Sydney filmmaker David Johns and his friends, the clip captures the majestic beauty of this bird as it scours the city devouring “a cocktail of burnt tobacco, Chiko rolls and bin-juice.”

Check it out here.

Lauren is a journalist for, agedcare101 and The Donaldson Sisters. Growing up in a big family in small town communities, she has always had a love for the written word, joining her local library at the age of six months. With over eight years' experience in writing and editing, she is a keen follower of news and current affairs with a nose for a good story.

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