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Bishop Stork

Ciconia episcopus

Habitat:

Marsh on the edge of the field. Countryside.

Notes:

This stork 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 legs and heavy blackish bill. It walks slowly and steadily on the ground seeking its prey, which consists of amphibians, small reptiles and large insects.

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Deepti S
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Deepti S

Karnataka, India

Spotted on Apr 19, 2015
Submitted on Apr 30, 2015

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