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Stork, Woolly-necked
Bird Info
Bird Info
Conservation status
Scientific Name:
Ciconia episcopus
Africa, Angola, Asia, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Botswana, Burundi, Cambodia, Central Africa, China, East Africa, Gauteng Province, Global, Horn of Africa, Ilkeliani, India, IndoChina, Indonesia, Kenya, KwaZulu Natal Province, Laos, Limpopo Province, Malawi, Malaysia, Middle East, Mozambique, Mpumalanga Province, Myanmar, Namibia, Nepal, Nigeria, North Africa, Pakistan, PakistanIndiaBanghladesh, Philippines Read more
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This species has an extremely large range, and hence does not approach the thresholds for Vulnerable under the range size criterion (Extent of Occurrence <20,000 km2 combined with a declining or fluctuating range size, habitat extent/quality, or population size and a small number of locations or ...
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It is a widespread tropical species which breeds in in Asia, from India to Indonesia, and also in Africa. 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. ...
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