Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Storks :: White Stork
White Stork Ciconia ciconia
Described by: Linnaeus (1758)
Alternate common name(s): European White Stork
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors
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RangeNe. Africa and Europe to w. Asia;
(1) Portugal, Spain, Morocco, n. Algeria, n. Tunisia, e. France (Alsace), Netherlands, Germany, Denmark, Poland, w. Russia (Baltic States, to e. Ukraine, Transcaucasia), Austria, Czechoslovakia, Hungary, e. Yugoslavia, Romania (Danube Delta), Bulgaria, Albania, Greece, Turkey, Jordan (Wadi Dhulayi), Iraq to ne. Iran. Formerly nested n. to s. Sweden.
(2) Turkestan, Tadzhikistan, se. Kazakhstan to s. Lake Balkhash, s. Tibet, w. and ne. China.
Winters in s. Portugal, sw. Spain, Syria, s. Iraq, sw. Iran, Pakistan, India, Bangladesh, Lebanon, Israel, Egypt (Qena and Ras Mohammed National Park, s. Sinai) to a band s. of the Sahara from Senegal to w. Somalia and s. in e. Africa from e. Zaire, Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania (e. Serengeti Plains, Ngorongoro Crater and Kericho/Mara area) to Zambia, Zimbabwe, n. Namibia, Botswana, w. and c. Mozambique, e. South Africa.
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Location unknown - Date unknown Source: ETI BioInformatics
Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.
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