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Woolly-necked Stork

Ciconia episcopus


The Woolly-necked Stork or White necked stork (Ciconia episcopus) is a large wading bird in the stork family Ciconiidae. It can also be known as the Espiscopos. It is a widespread tropical species which breeds in Africa, and also in Asia from India to Indonesia. It is a resident breeder in wetlands with trees. The large stick nest is built in a forest tree, and 2-5 eggs form the typical clutch. This stork is usually silent, but indulges in mutual bill-clattering when adults meet at the nest. Flying in Maharashtra, India left The Woolly-necked Stork is a broad winged soaring bird, which relies on moving between thermals of hot air for sustained long distance flight. Like all storks, it flies with its neck outstretched. The Woolly-necked Stork is a large bird, typically 85 cm tall. It is glistening black with black 'skull cap',white neck and white lower belly. The upper parts are glossed dark green, and the breast and belly have a purple hue.It has long red legs and heavy blackish bill.Sexes are alike. Juvenile birds are duller versions of the adult. African birds, C. e. microscelis, have the head mainly black, but the nominate Asian race, C. e. episcopus, has the head mainly white except for a darker area around the eyes. Eastern Indonesian birds belong to a third form, C. e. neglecta. The Woolly-necked Stork walks slowly and steadily on the ground seeking its prey, which like that of most of its relatives, consists of , small and large . African birds are attracted to . The bird derives its scientific species name from the black and white vestments formerly worn by . The Woolly-necked Stork is one of the species to which the Agreement on the Conservation of African-Eurasian Migratory Waterbirds (AEWA) applies.

 

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Woolly-necked Stork - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Woolly-necked Stork or White necked stork (Ciconia episcopus) is a large wading bird in the stork family Ciconiidae. It can also be known as the Espiscopos. It is ...
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Ciconia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Woolly-necked Stork, Ciconia episcopus; Storm's Stork, Ciconia stormi; Maguari Stork, Ciconia maguari; Oriental White Stork, Ciconia boyciana; White Stork, Ciconia ciconia
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Ciconia episcopus
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Ciconia episcopus - Wikispecies - Wikimedia Foundation
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Woolly-necked stork ( Ciconia episcopus )
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Ciconia episcopus - Definition | WordIQ.com
The Woolly-necked Stork (Ciconia episcopus) is a large wading bird in the stork family Ciconiidae. It is a widespread tropical species which breeds in Africa and in ...
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Ciconia episcopus (Woolly-necked stork) - biodiversity explorer
Distribution and habitat. Occurs from India and Sri Lanka to the Philippines, with a separate population in sub-Saharan Africa. In southern Africa, it is uncommon in ...
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Woolly-necked Stork | Ciconia episcopus | Birds & Birding South Africa
Woolly-necked Stork | Ciconia episcopus. Robert's Birding Information: Woollynecked Stork . The Woolly-necked Stork is a Southern African bird that belongs to the ...
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Woolly-necked Stork (Ciconia episcopus) » Planet of Birds
Storks are rather well represented in the world fossil record, although no comprehensive review of them has been attempted. The earliest records come from the Late ...
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Ciconia episcopus - Avibase
Photo powered by flickr.com. Order: Ciconiiformes Family: Ciconiidae. English: Woolly-necked Stork Scientific: Ciconia episcopus. Protonym: Ardea episcopus
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Woolly-necked Stork (Ciconia episcopus) - BirdLife species factsheet
Justification This species has an extremely large range, and hence does not approach the thresholds for Vulnerable under the range size criterion (Extent of ...
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Woolly-necked Stork, Ciconia episcopus - Kenya Birds
Woolly-necked Stork factsheet: Information and photograph ... Ciconia episcopus Other Names Cigogne épiscopale Wollhalsstorch Cigüeña Lanuda Ullhalsstork ...
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Wooly Necked Stork, Ciconia episcopus
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Wooly-necked Stork, Ciconia episcopus (Ciconiiformes: Ciconiidae)
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Ciconia stormi - Avibase
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Woolly-necked Stork or White necked stork (Ciconia episcopus)
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Woolly-necked Stork, Ciconia episcopus; Storm's Stork, Ciconia stormi; Maguari Stork, Ciconia maguari; Oriental White Stork, Ciconia boyciana; White Stork, Ciconia ciconia
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