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Painted Stork

Mycteria Leucocephala

Description:

The painted stork collecting the stems and twigs from tree to build the nest. They first decide on the spot for nesting and then collect the twigs from nearby trees.

Habitat:

They are normally found in marshy land, wetland, shallow water. flooded field.

Notes:

These are quite a big sized birds about a 100 cm or so.

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4 Comments

Leuba Ridgway
Leuba Ridgway 2 months ago

Beautiful shots.

Maria dB
Maria dB 2 months ago

Love the third photo!

DanielePralong
DanielePralong 2 months ago

Your spotting has been nominated for the Spotting of the Week. The winner will be chosen by the Project Noah Rangers based on a combination of factors including: uniqueness of the shot, status of the organism (for example, rare or endangered), quality of the information provided in the habitat and description sections. There is a subjective element, of course; the spotting with the highest number of Ranger votes is chosen. Congratulations on being nominated MahabaleshwaraB!

DanielePralong
DanielePralong 3 months ago

Great catch and beautiful images MahabaleshwaraB!

Haryana, India

Lat: 28.46, Long: 76.89

Spotted on Nov 14, 2018
Submitted on Nov 20, 2018

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