Tag: Storks

Woolly-necked Stork (Ciconia episcopus)

[order] CICONIIFORMES | [family] Ciconiidae | [latin] Ciconia episcopus | [authority] Boddaert, 1783 | [UK] Woolly-necked Stork | [FR] Cigogne episcopale | [DE] Wollhals-Storch | [ES] Ciguena de Cuello Blanco | [NL] Bisschopsooievaar Subspecies Monotypic species Genus Storks are rather well represented in the world fossil record, although no comprehensive review of them has been […]

Saddle-billed Stork (Ephippiorhynchus senegalensis)

[order] CICONIIFORMES | [family] Ciconiidae | [latin] Ephippiorhynchus senegalensis | [authority] Shaw, 1800 | [UK] Saddle-billed Stork | [FR] Jabiru du Senegal | [DE] Sattelstorch | [ES] Jabiru Africano | [NL] Zadelbekooievaar Subspecies Monotypic species Genus Tribe Leptoptilini comprising ?giant storks? basically constitutes two forms, genus Ephippiorhynchus and Jabiru in one group and genus Leptoptilos […]

Painted Stork (Mycteria leucocephala)

[order] CICONIIFORMES | [family] Ciconiidae | [latin] Mycteria leucocephala | [authority] Pennant, 1769 | [UK] Painted Stork | [FR] Tatale indien | [DE] Buntstorch | [ES] Tantalo Indio | [NL] Indische Nimmerzat Subspecies Monotypic species Genus Mycteria is a genus of large tropical storks with representatives in the Americas, east Africa and southern and southeastern […]

Oriental Stork (Ciconia boyciana)

[order] CICONIIFORMES | [family] Ciconiidae | [latin] Ciconia boyciana | [authority] Swinhoe, 1873 | [UK] Oriental Stork | [FR] Cigogne orientale | [DE] Schwarzschnabel-Storch | [ES] Ciguena Oriental | [NL] Zwartsnavelooievaar Subspecies Monotypic species Genus Storks are rather well represented in the world fossil record, although no comprehensive review of them has been attempted. The […]