11 May, 2011

Painted Stork

Scientific Name: Mycteria leucocephala


Population Estimate: 25K, Near Threatened status


Range / Habitat: Wet areas in mainland southeast Asia.


Field Notes: Large white stork with long, decurved yellow bill, yellow face, pink tertial feathers. Unmistakable in range.


Personal Notes: Seen at Disney's Animal Kingdom.

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