North Florida Ecological Services Office
Southeast Region

Wood Stork (Mycteria americana)

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Species Information

Wood Stork Fact Sheet - PDF version- 145KB

Recovery Plan

U.S. breeding population of Wood storks designated a distinct population and has status upgraded to threatened

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service upgraded the status for wood storks from endangered to threatened under the Endangered Species Act (ESA), reflecting a highly successful conservation and recovery effort spanning three decades.

Federal Register Notice link to published notice.

Frequently Asked Questions

News Release

Wood Stork Southeast US Nesting from 1975 to 2013 - PDF - 342KB

Wood Stork Southeast US Productivity from 1975 to 2013 - PDF - 180KB

2009 Petition - PDF - 112KB

12-month Warranted Finding and Proposal archived here

Five-Year Status Reviews

Conservation Project Planning Tools

Wood Stork Florida Nesting Colonies Maps Updated Icon

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Last updated: May 21, 2015