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Yellow-billed Stork (Mycteria ibis) - Wiki

Yellow-billed Stork
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[Photo] Yellow-billed Stork (Mycteria ibis) on the shores of Lake Baringo, Kenya. Date 2006. Author Mehmet Karatay (http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/User:Mehmet_Karatay).
Copyright (C) 2006 Mehmet Karatay
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The Yellow-billed Stork, Mycteria ibis, is a large wading bird in the stork family Ciconiidae. It occurs Africa South of Sahara and in Madagascar. Its a medium-sized stork. Length: 97 cm; avarage body weight for males: 2.3 kg; for females: 1.9 kg. Plumage mainly pinkish-white with black wings and tail; bill yellow, blunt, and decurved at tip. Immature birds are greyish brown with dull greyish brown bill, dull orange face and brownish legs.

The similar Painted Stork (Mycteria leucocephala) is an Asian bird.

The Yellow-billed Stork is one of the species to which the Agreement on the Conservation of African-Eurasian Migratory Waterbirds (AEWA) applies.

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