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Wood stork

Mycteria americana

Description:

This wood stork was on the brink of death when he arrived at SOS. he couldn't stand or even hold his head up. We believe he was poisoned by toxins that were put in the gulf after the oil spill. After a few weeks he could stand and eat on his own! I believe he was released.

Notes:

This wood stork was on the brink of death when he arrived at SOS. he couldn't stand or even hold his head up. After a few weeks he could stand and eat on his own! I believe he was released.


1 species ID suggestions

Wood Stork
Mycteria americana Wood Stork

1 Comment

LarryGraziano
LarryGraziano 5 years ago

The Wood Storks have always been some of my favorite birds. Although they aren't the cutest or most cuddly on land when they are in the air they are one of the most beautiful and elegant flyers. Nice spot.

Sarasota, Florida, USA

Lat: 27.34, Long: -82.50

Spotted on Sep 5, 2013
Submitted on Sep 6, 2013

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