Stork, Western White


Name: Stork, Western White

Scientific name: Ciconia ciconia

Type: Stork

Color: Black,White

Habitat: Fields

Size: 100cm

Conservation status:

Rare Passage Migrant


Easily told both on ground and in flight by combination of large size, white plumage with black flight-feathers, straight red bill and long red legs. In flight , the neck is extended and legs protrude behind the end of the tail. Told from adult Yellow-billed Stork (vagrant to region) by straight red bill and all-white tail.

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