Wood StorkMycteria americana
Facts About Wood StorkA wood stork's head and neck are largely unfeathered and dark gray in color.
The wood stork is a highly colonial species usually nesting in large rookeries and feeding in flocks.
The southeast United States breeding population of the wood stork declined from an estimated 20,000 pairs in the 1930's to a low of approximately 5,000 pairs in the late 1970s.
Page Photo Credits Wood stork - Mary Ellen Urbanski
Last Updated: Feb 09, 2017