Mycteria americana

Wood Stork
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Overview

Wood storks are large, long-legged wading birds, about 5O inches tall, with a wingspan of 60 to 65 inches. The plumage is white except for black primaries and secondaries and a short black tail. The head and neck are largely unfeathered and dark gray in color. The bill is black, thick at the base, and slightly decurved. Immature birds are dingy gray and have a yellowish bill.

Scientific Name

Mycteria americana
Common Name
Wood Stork
FWS Category
Birds
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