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White Stork

Ciconia ciconia

Description:

wiki-ref: (...)Its plumage is mainly white, with black on its wings. Adults have long red legs and a long pointed red beak. Its two subspecies, which differ slightly in size(..)

Habitat:

wiki-ref: Breed in the warmer parts of Europe (north to Estonia), northwestern Africa, southwestern Asia (east to southern Kazakhstan), and southern Africa. It is a long-distance migrant, wintering in Africa from tropical Sub-Saharan Africa to as far south as South Africa, or on the Indian subcontinent.

Notes:

Some love demonstrations are neck breaking. Hope you enjoy it.

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4 Comments

chunter
chunter 9 years ago

I love this photo. And thank you for your comment--I am hoping to upload more pictures soon!

Isla
Isla 9 years ago

Wonderful photo! what a comfortable position that stork seems to have put himself in..... :D

galewhale..Gale
galewhale..Gale 9 years ago

Their eyes are so crisp... looking right at us... agreed beautiful photo of a beautiful bird

Wow. Man this is a beautiful photo!

animaisfotos
Spotted by
animaisfotos

Setúbal, Portugal

Spotted on May 6, 2009
Submitted on Mar 13, 2011

Spotted for Mission

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