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Milky Stork

Mycteria cinerea

Description:

This medium-sized stork can reach a height of 91 to 95 cm (36 to 37 in), with a wing chord length of 43.5–50 cm (17.1–20 in), a culmen length of 19.4–27.5 cm (7.6–10.8 in), a tarsus length of 18.8–25.5 cm (7.4–10.0 in) and a tail of 14.5–17 cm (5.7–6.7 in).[2] The sexes look similar. The plumage is general white contrasted with a naked red face and a long shiny green-black tail and flight-feathers.

Habitat:

This species occurs in Cambodia, peninsular Malaysia, and the Indonesian islands of Sumatra, Java, Bali, Sumbawa, Sulawesi, and Buton.


1 Species ID Suggestions

Liam
Liam 6 years ago
Milky Stork (juvenile)
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2 Comments

Pradeep Kumar
Pradeep Kumar 6 years ago

Good shot yeskay

yeskay
yeskay 6 years ago

Thanks Liam

yeskay
Spotted by
yeskay

India

Lat: 12.88, Long: 80.09

Spotted on Jun 12, 2013
Submitted on Jun 13, 2013

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