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Taxonomy: Order Ciconiiformes >> Family Ciconiidae >> Genus Mycteria

Wood Stork (Unique ID: 650)
Wood Stork
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Species: Wood Stork (Mycteria americana)
Location: Everglades National Park, Florida, United States
Age: adult     Plumage: basic/year-round     Activity: perching/standing
Sex: ---     Visibility: silhouette     Quantity: single
Photographer: Judd Patterson     Date: January 16, 2006
Equipment: Canon EOS 20D and Canon 70-200mm f/2.8L     Megapixels: 5.7

Notes: This species has been listed as Federally Endangered since 1984. Everglades National Park and the Audubon Corkscrew Swamp sanctuary in south Florida provide wonderful locations for this species to nest and reproduce. Hopefully this species will soon recover so that its status can be changed to Threatened.


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