Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Storks :: Black Stork
Black Stork Ciconia nigra
Described by: Linnaeus (1758)
Alternate common name(s): None known by website authors
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors
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RangeEx. w. Europe; E. Europe to e. Asia; Se. Africa;
Portugal (Mourao, Moura e Barrancos), w. Spain (Montados in the Baira Baixa region) . E. Germany (Hessen in the Kellerwald), Poland (Biebrza Marsh), Estonia, Hungary (Hortobagy National Park and along the Tisza River), e. Austria, Czechoslovakia, e. Yugoslavia, Greece, Bulgaria, Romania, Turkey, c. Russia to Urals and Caucasus, s. half of Siberia to Amurland and Sakhalin Is., s. Korea to s. Iran, n. Afghanistan, n. China to Manchuria, n. Mongolia. Se. Angola, Zambia, sw. Tanzania, Malawi, Zimbabwe, Namibia, Botswana, s. Mozambique and South Africa.
Disperses to Israel, Senegal, s. Mali, Upper Volta, s. Niger, n. Nigeria, c. Chad, Sudan, e. Egypt, Ethiopia, Uganda, Kenya (especially along Athi-Galana Rivers), n. Tanzania, Pakistan, n. India (Ladakh), Nepal, China (s. of Yangtze), Burma, nw. Thailand, n. Laos, n. Vietnam.
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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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