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The White Stork is a large bird in the stork family Ciconiidae. Its plumage is mainly white, with black on its wings. Adults have long red legs and long pointed red beaks, and measure on average 100–115 cm from beak tip to end of tail, with a 155–215 cm wingspan. The two subspecies, which differ slightly in size, breed in Europe , northwestern Africa, southwestern Asia , and southern Africa.

Similar species: Storks, Ibis, Spoonbills
Species identified by Ferdy Christant
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By Ferdy Christant

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Uploaded Apr 24, 2014. Captured Jul 28, 2012 10:48.
  • NIKON D7000
  • f/6.3
  • 1/160s
  • ISO1600
  • 380mm