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Wooly necked or White necked Stork

Ciconia episcopus


The Woolly-necked Stork is a large bird, typically 85 cm tall. It is glistening black with black 'skull cap',white neck and white lower belly. The upper parts are glossed dark green, and the breast and belly have a purple hue.It has long red legs and heavy blackish bill.Sexes are alike. Juvenile birds are duller versions of the adult. - Wikipedia

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Karnataka, India

Spotted on Jan 20, 2014
Submitted on Jan 20, 2014

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