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mycteria americana

  1. Wood Stork

    Wood Stork

    The wrinkled head skin and dark bill make this an adult. Threatened in the US, they are sensitive to changing water levels and refuse to breed unless lowering water levels can concentrate fish. Storks were formerly included with the herons, but based on (apparently faulty) genetic data were...
  2. Wood Stork

    Wood Stork

    Wood Stork (Mycteria americana)
  3. Wood Stork

    Wood Stork

  4. Wood Stork

    Wood Stork

    Wood Stork (Mycteria americana)
  5. Wood Stork

    Wood Stork

    Wood Stork (Mycteria americana)
  6. Wood Stork

    Wood Stork

  7. Wood Stork juvenile

    Wood Stork juvenile

    Wood Stork (Mycteria americana) juvenile.
  8. Wood Stork

    Wood Stork

    A stately Wood Stork takes a break from foraging to review the surroundings.
  9. Wood Stork

    Wood Stork

  10. WOODSTORK PORT ST LUCIE, FLORIDA

    WOODSTORK PORT ST LUCIE, FLORIDA

    I went out today and this was the first new bird sighting that I have had in a while
  11. Wood stork hauling lumber

    Wood stork hauling lumber

    These giant birds are capable of lifting some serious branches...late winter is time for these storks to nest and breed, so there is a lot of flying back and forth with sticks and branches to build their nests.
  12. Wood Stork.jpg

    Wood Stork.jpg

  13. Wood storks mating

    Wood storks mating

    One local wetlands here in Florida is inundated this time of year, starting in mid-January, with wood storks who gather in the hundreds to build nests and breed. Some tree islands of 2400 sq. feet in size will host as many as 25 nesting pairs of wood stork...along with a dozen anhinga nests...
  14. Wood stork in flight

    Wood stork in flight

    Found in the southeastern U.S., mostly Florida, this is a large stork, heavy body, and big bald head. They nest starting in January and a favorite rookery spot in my area is Wakodahatchee Wetlands - this time of year, there are upwards of 150-200 nesting pairs in just a square mile or so.
  15. Wood Stork

    Wood Stork

    Taken at Wakodahatchee Wetlands, Florida
  16. Cabea seca ( Mycteria americana )

    Cabea seca ( Mycteria americana )

    Iindivduo jvem (juvenile ) Wood Stork
  17. Wood Stork

    Wood Stork

    Wood Stork (Mycteria americana) Sexes similar. Along the Pan-American Hwy. southeast of Camp Darin, Darin Province, Panam. Disturbed tropical lowland rainforest (mixed evergreen and deciduous forest) at 40 m (131 ft) elevation.
  18. Wood Stork, Juvenile

    Wood Stork, Juvenile

  19. Immature Wood Storks

    Immature Wood Storks

  20. Wood Stork

    Wood Stork

    Wood Stork (Mycteria americana) Sexes similar. Photographed along the Transpantaneira Road between South Wild and Porto Jofre, Pantanal, Mato Grosso, Brazil. Wetlands at ca. 128 m (420 ft) elevation.
  21. Wood Stork

    Wood Stork

    Wood Stork (Mycteria americana) Sexes similar. Photographed along the Transpantaneira Road between South Wild and Porto Jofre, Pantanal, Mato Grosso, Brazil. Flying above wetlands at ca. 128 m (420 ft) elevation.
  22. Wood Stork, Juvenile

    Wood Stork, Juvenile

  23. Wood Stork

    Wood Stork

    Juvenile Wood stork eating a fish.
  24. Wood Stork, Juvenile

    Wood Stork, Juvenile

  25. Wading birds

    Wading birds

    Roseate Spoonbill (Platalea ajaja), Jabiru (Jabiru mycteria) and Wood Stork (Mycteria americana), Fazenda Sao Francisco, Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil
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