Woolly-necked Stork

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Woolly-necked Stork


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Also known as Follow link Alternate name
Ciconia episcopus Scientific name
Ciconiiformes Order
Ciconiidae Family
83-94 cm. (Wingspan 170cm) Length
Lakes, pool, wetlands, lagoons, estuaries, rivers, streams. Range:- 
Ciconia episcopus episcopus: India to Indochina, Malay Peninsula and Philippines
Ciconia episcopus microscelis: Tropical Africa
Ciconia episcopus neglecta: Java and Wallacea
 2-5 eggs, incubation, by both parents, 20-33 days, fledging 53-57 days. Clutch
Fish, reptiles, amphibians, mammals, birds, chicks, crustaceans & large insects. Food  
3812 - TSN: 174908 - Sub-species World Number
Least concern Status

If you have sound recording of the Ciconiidae please send it to xeno-canto. 

AKA:- Afrikaans: Wolnekooievaar
Cebuano: madre-madre
Czech: Cáp belokrký, čáp bělokrký
Danish: Uldhalsstork
German: Wollhalsstorch
English: Bishop Stork, White-necked Stork, Woollynecked Stork, Woolly-necked Stork, Wooly-necked Stork
Spanish: Cigüeña de Cuello Blanco, Cigüeña Lanuda
Estonian: villkael-toonekurg
Finnish: Piispahaikara
French: Cigogne épiscopale
Hungarian: gyapjasnyakú gólya
Indonesian: Bangau hitam, Bangau Sandang-lawe, Ndao, Sandang lawe
Italian: Cicogna collolanoso, Cicogna lanosa
Japanese: embikou, enbikou
Japanese: エンビコウ
Kwangali: Endongondongo
Latin: Ciconia episcopus, Ciconia espicopus
Lithuanian: Baltakaklis gandras
Malayalam: കരുവാരക്കുരു
Dutch: Bisschopooievaar, Bisschopsooievaar
Norwegian: Ullhalsstork
Polish: bocian bialoszyi, Bocian białoszyi
Portuguese: Cegonha-episcopal
Russian: Белошейный аист
Slovak: Bocian bielokrký
Swedish: Ullhalsstork
Swahili: Korongo Shingo-sufu, Kwembe Maji
Thai: นกกระสาคอขาว
Turkish: ak boyunlu leylek, Ak-boyunlu Leylek
Vietnamese: Hạc cổ trắng
Chinese: 白颈鹳
Zulu: isiThandamanzi


Ciconia [episcopus or stormi]

Ciconia episcopus

Ciconia episcopus episcopus

Ciconia episcopus microscelis

Ciconia episcopus neglecta

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