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White stork - Ciconia ciconia Near Colmar France. Beautiful storks and the wine is also great. Ciconia ciconia,France,Geotagged,Summer,White Stork Click/tap to enlarge

White stork - Ciconia ciconia

Near Colmar France. Beautiful storks and the wine is also great.

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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 Ernst
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Uploaded Apr 2, 2020. Captured Jul 31, 2018 00:10 in D4, 68630 Bennwihr, France.
  • X-S1
  • f/5.6
  • 1/461s
  • ISO100
  • 77.6mm