Black Stork

Ciconia nigra - Cigogne noire

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Ciconiiformes

  • Family
    :

    Ciconiidés

  • Genus
    :

    Ciconia

  • Species
    :

    nigra

Descriptor

Linnaeus, 1758

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 100 cm
  • Wingspan
    : 144 à 155 cm.
  • Weight
    : 3000 g
Longevity

18 years

Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Black Stork (Ciconia nigra) is a species of bird in the Ciconiidae family.

Subspecific information monotypic species

Foreign names

  • Cigogne noire,
  • Cigüeña Negra,
  • Cegonha-preta,
  • Schwarzstorch,
  • Fekete gólya,
  • Zwarte Ooievaar,
  • Cicogna nera,
  • Svart stork,
  • Svartstork,
  • bocian čierny,
  • čáp černý,
  • Sort Stork,
  • mustahaikara,
  • Grootswartooievaar,
  • cigonya negra,
  • Kolstorkur,
  • bocian czarny,
  • melnais stārķis, goris,
  • črna štorklja,
  • Чёрный аист,
  • ナベコウ,
  • 黑鹳,
  • นกกระสาดำ,
  • 黑鸛,

Voice song and cries

Cigogne noire
adult

Habitat

Wetlands (inland) : Permanent Rivers/Streams/Creeks (includes waterfalls), Bogs, Marshes, Swamps, Fens, Peatlands, Permanent Freshwater Marshes/Pools (under 8ha)

Geographic range

Sources of information

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