Woolly-necked Stork

Ciconia episcopus - Cigogne épiscopale

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Ciconiiformes

  • Family
    :

    Ciconiidés

  • Genus
    :

    Ciconia

  • Species
    :

    episcopus

Descriptor

Boddaert, 1783

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 95 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : -
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Woolly-necked Stork (Ciconia episcopus) is a species of bird in the Ciconiidae family.

Subspecific information 3 Subspecies

  • Ciconia episcopus episcopus (India to Indochina, the Philippines and Malay Pen., n Sumatra)
  • Ciconia episcopus microscelis (Africa south of the Sahara)
  • Ciconia episcopus neglecta (s Sumatra, Java, Lesser Sundas, Sulawesi)

Foreign names

  • Cigogne épiscopale,
  • Cigüeña Lanuda,
  • Cegonha-episcopal,
  • Wollhalsstorch,
  • gyapjasnyakú gólya,
  • Bisschopsooievaar,
  • Cicogna lanosa,
  • Ullhalsstork,
  • Ullhalsstork,
  • bocian bielokrký,
  • čáp bělokrký,
  • Uldhalsstork,
  • piispahaikara,
  • Wolnekooievaar,
  • cigonya collblanca asiàtica,
  • bocian białoszyi,
  • bīskapstārķis,
  • Белошейный аист,
  • Bangau sandang-lawe,
  • エンビコウ,
  • 白颈鹳,
  • นกกระสาคอขาว,
  • 白頸鸛,

Habitat

Cigogne épiscopale
adult

Forest : Subtropical/Tropical Mangrove Vegetation Above High Tide Level, Subtropical/Tropical Swamp ; Grassland : Subtropical/Tropical Seasonally Wet/Flooded ; Wetlands (inland) : Permanent Rivers/Streams/Creeks (includes waterfalls), Permanent Freshwater Marshes/Pools (under 8ha), Seasonal/Intermittent Freshwater Marshes/Pools (under 8ha) ; Marine Neritic : Estuaries ; Marine Intertidal : Mud Flats and Salt Flats ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Arable Land, Plantations ; Artificial/Aquatic and Marine : Water Storage Areas (over 8ha), Ponds (below 8ha), Irrigated Land (includes irrigation channels), Seasonally Flooded Agricultural Land

Geographic range

Illustration

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Sources of information

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