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  Black Stork - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Black Stork (Ciconia nigra) is a large wading bird in the stork family Ciconiidae.
The Black Stork is one of the species to which the Agreement on the Conservation of African-Eurasian Migratory Waterbirds (AEWA) applies.
The Black Stork is a strong migrant, wintering in tropical Africa.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Black_Stork   (381 words)

  
 AllRefer.com - stork (Vertebrate Zoology) - Encyclopedia
The storks are related to the herons and ibises and are found in most of the warmer parts of the world.
Storks have long, broad, powerful wings; in flight they flap their wings or soar with their legs dangling and their long necks bent back in an S shape.
The only storks found in the Americas are the American wood stork, previously known as the wood ibis, a white bird about 4 ft (122 cm) long with a glossy greenish-fl tail, found in temperate and tropical regions; and the jabiru, of the tropics, with a white-and-fl body and naked fl head.
reference.allrefer.com /encyclopedia/S/stork.html   (362 words)

  
 Flying Over Europe - Black Stork Directory
The difference in size between fl and white Storks might be partly explained by the fact that the fl stork lives more in a forest habitat which is a type of environment requiring more manoeuvrability in flight than open habitats.
Its feathers are totally shiny fl in colour except for some white at the base of the chest and on the abdomen.
The fl stork is probably the best example of a demanding species which is well on its way to recolonizing its formerly lost environment, without any concerted human intervention.
www.flyingover.net /index2.cfm?inc=static&type=bstork   (500 words)

  
 Black-necked Stork - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Black-necked Stork, Ephippiorhynchus asiaticus, is a large wading bird in the stork family Ciconiidae.
The head, neck, wing bar and tail are jet fl, with the rest of the plumage white.
Like most storks, these fly with the neck outstretched, not retracted like a heron.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Black-necked_Stork   (297 words)

  
 Boreal Forests of the World Bird Species - Black Stork   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Unlike the White stork Ciconia ciconia, which is a bird from the countryside and the steppes, the Black stork is primarily a forest species.
Black stork populations plummeted in the first three quarters of the 20th century because of loss of habitat.
This is due mainly to the preservation of the species in Europe, the maturation and the preservation of the extent of numerous forest clumps during this past century as well as the preservation of a sufficient number of natural or seminatural wet environments.
www.borealforest.org /world/birds/black_stork.htm   (226 words)

  
 stork - HighBeam Encyclopedia
STORK [stork] common name for members of a family of long-legged wading birds.
Having no syrinx muscles, storks are mute—though they produce a clattering noise by snapping their bills.
Living with the white storks: the Russian Bird Conservation Union has declared 2004 the year of the stork.
www.encyclopedia.com /html/s1/stork.asp   (406 words)

  
 BBC - Science & Nature - Sea Life - Fact files: Stork
According to legend, storks are often associated with the birth of newborn babies, probably because they show such good parental care to their chicks.
Most storks are highly carnivorous, feeding on a range of small animals, such as frogs, fish and even birds, caught in shallow water and fields.
Stork nests consist of a large twig platform that is built in trees or on rock ledges.
www.bbc.co.uk /nature/blueplanet/factfiles/birds/stork_bg.shtml   (395 words)

  
 stork - definition by dict.die.net
Hair-crested stork, the smaller adjutant of India (Leptoptilos Javanica).
Stork's bill (Bot.), any plant of the genus Pelargonium; -- so called in allusion to the beaklike prolongation of the axis of the receptacle of its flower.
The object of this somewhat obscure verse seems to be to point out a contrast between the stork, as distinguished for her affection for her young, and the ostrich, as distinguished for her indifference.
dict.die.net /stork   (370 words)

  
 01/20/01 -- After 70 Years in Exile, the Black Stork Returns to Europe's Forests   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The fl stork, a rarer bird than the city-loving white stork, is bringing renewed life - its own presence - to the forests of Belgium, Luxembourg and northern France.
The intention is to study the migratory patterns of storks, to protect stork habitats, and to bring together schools in Africa and Europe to study the stork as a symbol of environmental regeneration.
The fl storks that re-colonised western Europe from the early 1990s were the overspill from the exploding stork populations in the Baltic countries and the Czech Republic.
forests.org /archive/europe/af70year.htm   (870 words)

  
 stork bird
Storks feed on reptiles, amphibians, mollusks, fish, and insects, using their long heavy bills to catch food, by jabbing and thrusting like a knife.
It is about 4 ft. long with glossy greenish fl tail, found in temperate and tropical regions, and the jabiru of the tropics, with a white and fl body and naked fl head.
The fl stork of Asia is smaller and wider.
www.animaltrial.com /storkbird.html   (287 words)

  
 Bird watching - Stork images and Black-headed Gull images
Storks are hunting frogs, mouse, reptiles but also fish and small birds.
For feeding the cubs, Storks choke the pray on the nest ground.
Storks are in their breeding habitat from March till end of August.
www.ebepe.com /html/stork.html   (677 words)

  
 Black-necked Stork/Jabiru
Standing at a height of 129 - 137 cm, with fl and white body plumage, glossy dark green and purple neck and massive fl bill, it is easily distinguished from all other Australian birds.
Immature birds resemble adults, but the fl plumage is replaced by brown and the white plumage is duskier.
The Black-necked Stork inhabits wetlands, such as floodplains of rivers with large shallow swamps and pools, and deeper permanent bodies of water.
www.amonline.net.au /factsheets/jabiru.htm   (366 words)

  
 Black Stork | Liconia Nigra | Southern Africa...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
A baby Black Stork is coverd with white down and has a yellowish or yellowish orange beak.
Young storks feed on mollusca, on large insects that live in the grasses, moss, and, especially, water plants.
Unlike the White Stork, which is a bird from the countryside and the steppes, the Black Stork is above all a forest species.
northwestlodges.southafrica.org.za /africa_black_stork.html   (404 words)

  
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Another male fl stork named David was equipped with the satellite and ground transmitter kit.
Black stork female named Kristyna has got a new "backpack" (the fourth one counted from 1995) containing a satellite transmitter and a ground transmitter.
Black stork female Named Kristyna (she has been observed for three years in the African Odyssey project) and her "husband" male David take care of her four babies.
kristyna.rozhlas.cz /en/index.html   (1319 words)

  
 Flyingover - Black stork
Black storks are 90 to 105 cm in height and their wing span is between 173 and 205 cm.
Black storks inhabit forested areas and prefer to live hidden.
For majority of European fl storks their wintering grounds are located in Africa between the southern edge of the Sahara and the Equator.
www.rozhlas.cz /flyingover/black_stork   (204 words)

  
 Bird Watching Tour in India, Stork Birds in India ,Best Indian Birds Watching Tours,Indian Bird Species,Indian Birds ...
In the distance rather like the European white stork, but the peculiar reddish fl bill with arching mandibles leaving a narrow open gap between them is diagnostic.
A glistening fl stork with conspicuous white neck and fl cap.
Field Characters: Alarge sad colored fl, grey, and dirty European white stork with an enormous yellow wedge-shaped bill, and naked ruddy pouch pendent from the chest is diagnostic.
www.indianwildlife.org /indian-birds/STROK-BIRDS.html   (1420 words)

  
 milky stork
Storks are tall, long-legged, long-necked, birds that are related to ibises, herons, and spoonbills.
The wood stork can be found throughout the Americas, the Jabiru stork can be found in Central and South America, and the Maguari stork is found in South America.
Ani and her team will be teaching local people about the importance of protecting the storks and their habitat, and Ani will be helping the community find a way for the storks and the farmers to share the same land.
www.thewildones.org /Wetlands/milky.html   (582 words)

  
 Letters From the Cabin - International Wildlife - National Wildlife Federation   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
In the town library, he learned the birds were endangered fl storks, then unknown to the region.
Igor knew that fl stork populations were declining worldwide and had disappeared from many parts of Western Europe.
In the next decade, Igor would find a hundred fl stork nests and observe as many as 24 breeding pairs a year--more than the number of fl storks in all of France.
www.nwf.org /internationalwildlife/article.cfm?articleId=4&issueId=1   (2381 words)

  
 Belarus stamps — Newsletter # 15 (205), May 18, 2005   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
About 7800-12000 couples of these birds build their aeries in Europe and this is a little more than a half of all fl storks of the world.
As a result of melioration and deforestation of damp forests the forage reserve of the fl stork was undermined and the quantity of the birds diminished.
The fl stork is more often encountered in the Polesye lowland.
www.belpost.by /stamps/newsLetter/eng/2005/15_2005.05.18.htm   (317 words)

  
 IUCN - Sri Lanka Country Office
It is a tall bird-standing nearly the height of a man. It is fl and white in colour.
The distribution of Black-necked Storks is widespread and includes India, Nepal, Sri Lanka, southeast Asia, and another sub-species in Australia.
The Black-necked stork is not a sociable bird and prefers to stay as single birds or pairs.
www.iucn.org /places/srilanka/iucnnew/soptlight28.htm   (324 words)

  
 Fort Wayne Children's Zoo - Black Stork
During the summer month the stork migrates to Europe, Russia, and China.
A large bird, 95 to 100cm (37.4 to 39.3 inches) tall and weighing around 3 kg (6.6 lbs), with fl head, breast, neck and wings.
Both male and female storks build the nest together and share parental duties.
www.kidszoo.org /animals/BlackStork.htm   (195 words)

  
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Black Stork at Evlinge, Värmdö, Upl in May 2000
He was out on his regular trip when he saw a strange stork-like bird with the herons.
The Stork frequented a small creek where it was fishing.
hem.passagen.se /niak1922/latest/evlingestork.htm   (81 words)

  
 023 Black Stork (Ciconia nigra)
Slightly smaller but slimmer than the White Stork.
It has purple and green gloss to fl plumage and white belly.
It has dagger-like red bill and its face is red around eye.
www.hungarianbirdwatching.com /023_black_stork_(ciconia_nigra).htm   (68 words)

  
 Beyond Affliction: The Black Stork Document   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Black Stork, a feature film from 1917, dramatically expresses the anxieties people had about medicine and disability during this period: disability was equated with disease, doctors claimed absolute authority.
Martin Pernick discusses The Black Stork in Tomorrow's Children, an excerpt of which is available here on RealAudio.
Although it was widely accepted that doctors should make these decisions and act on them in their private practices, it was rare that the subject was argued in public.
www.npr.org /programs/disability/ba_shows.dir/children.dir/highlights/blacksto.html   (327 words)

  
 Stork - Movie Info - Moviefone
The Black Stork, a feature film from 1917, dramatically expresses the anxieties people had about medicine and disability during...
BLOCK: When Haiselden states his case in his movie The Black Stork, he doesn't invoke science and objectivity, he looks to the divine order...
Stork - Cast & Crew, movie showtimes, plot, synopsis, exclusive features, trailers, clips, theater listings, reviews, message boards, dvd, videos, rentals and more on Moviefone.
movies.aol.com /movie/stork/1075780/main   (164 words)

  
 Ilse Molzahn - The Black Stork
Father stuffs the fl stork and hangs him from the ceiling in the dining room.
Cat dreams of Helene, of the fl stork; when she wakes up, a nurse tells her that she has a little sister.
The fl stork is a proud, free being, hated and condemned to death as a symbol of otherness and change.
www.archipelago.org /vol6-1/molzahn.htm   (4039 words)

  
 Golf area - Black Stork | Areál
Naturally, the name Black Stork was chosen and was presented formally at the opening of the covered driving range on 9 October 2004.
Its history is connected briefly but intensively to the end of June 2004, when four members our preparation committee of a senior tournament, two vice-presidents, the marshal and the company secretary of the club, were sitting on the terrace of the club room to think of a name for the senior tournament.
Suggestions varied but the winner was the stork, because it has welcomed us on the golf course regularly for several years.
www.international.sk /?areal_en   (269 words)

  
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The European Black Stork coordinator is Wim van den Bossche, Natuurpunt/BirdLife Belgium, Kardinaal Mercierplein 1, B-2800 Mechelen, Belgium.
During 2001 breeding season some 103 [102 chicks and 1 ad.] Black Storks were ringed with these white rings on left tibia and metal ring on right tibia.
Different Black Storks cr-projects depending on the country.
home.scarlet.be /~pin02658/cr-BlackStork.htm   (886 words)

  
 Black necked Stork / Jabiru - www.birdphotos.com.au - Australian Birdlife
Notes: Formerly called Jabiru, Black head, bill and neck, white body and fl wings.
Female eyes yellow, males eyes fl, legs red Breeds Autumn.
Images have been uploaded in low resolution for storage efficiency, (they do not reflect the true image quality).
www.birdphotos.com.au /blackneckedstorkweb   (82 words)

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