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A proud youngster
... male
Black-necked Stork

Their nesting time
in this area ... is
from mid winter to
late winter ...

One or two pairs
of this Globally
threatened species
nest in Keoladeo ...

Total number of
individuals combined
in South and
South-east Asia
may be just
1000 only ...

With height of
almost 5 feet ...
and ... wing span
7 feet 7 inches
they are real
biggies ...
... even
among Storks ...

___________

Keoladeo National Park
Bharatpur
Rajasthan
India
28 June 2013
Habitat
Mixed Wetland and forest
Location
Keoladeo National Park, Bharatpur, Rajasthan, India
Date taken
28.06.2013
Scientific name
Ephippiorhynchus asiaticus
Wow, five feet tall that is incredible. I'm sorry there is only 1000 in the south and southeast Asia is only 1000. I hope that improves soon. That is a great picture.
 
That's a big chap, Alok! A well detailed portrait.
 
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A great close up image of this youngster Alok and beautifully captured buddy!
 
superb photo of this impressive stork, Alok, showing great feather details, top quality work, many tfs!!!
 
he sounds a big bird alok...a cracking capture of this youngster...many thanks...
 
A wonderful close up and colourful capture you have of this youngster Alok. Brilliant and nice to see, well done.
 
He does look like a 'little' giant, Alok. Each one like him especially important since a threatened species.

Smoking image!
 

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