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Little Egret

Egretta garzetta


Stork is the name for the bird of the family Ciconiidae. Bodies are large, long-legged, long necked birds are shorter than egret, and has a large beak, strong and thick. Herons can be found in warm climates. Habitat in drier areas than birds Heron and Ibis. Food such as frogs, fish, insects, worms, small birds and small mammals of wetlands and beaches. Storks have no syrinx that organ sound is muted. Part of pitted with her partner is a way of communicating replace voice calls. Stork is a migrant shore birds, fly away by flying harness the hot air flow so as to save energy. Photo of Stork bird in flight by Ottomar Anschütz (1884) was the inspiration Otto Lilienthal glider used to make kites to fly at the end of the 19th century. Stork is a heavy bird with a wing span wide. Crumeniferus Leptoptilos species from Africa have rantang wing 3.2 meters, so it was dubbed the "ground bird with a wing span of the longest in the world" competing with the birds of the Andean Condor Nests are used for several years, are very large, up to 2 meters in diameter. and nest depth of 3 meters. Stork never thought to monogamy, but it is not always true. Herons tend to nest and faithful to their partners, but may also change partners after every migration or migrating unaccompanied spouse. Body large, monogamous, and fidelity to nesting birds make Herons often used as a carrier of happiness symbol in many cultures and mythologies.


beaches, rivers and swamps

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Banjarmasin, Indonesia

Lat: -3.48, Long: 114.40

Spotted on Dec 1, 2011
Submitted on Dec 1, 2011

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