Stork, Yellow-billed


Name: Stork, Yellow-billed

Scientific name: Mycteria ibis

Type: Stork

Color: Black,White,Yellow

Habitat: Fields

Size: 100cm

Conservation status:



Unmistakable in adult plumage with slightly drooping orange-yellow bill, bare red face and orange-red legs. Plumage resembles White Stork but tail is black (visible in flight) and mantle and tips of wing-coverts tinged pink. Subadults are sandy buff with some pink on underwing-coverts, a much duller bill and legs, and greyish to pale orange facial skin.

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