White Stork

Ciconia ciconia - Cigogne blanche

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Ciconiiformes

  • Family
    :

    Ciconiidés

  • Genus
    :

    Ciconia

  • Species
    :

    ciconia

Descriptor

Linnaeus, 1758

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 102 cm
  • Wingspan
    : 155 à 165 cm.
  • Weight
    : 3000 à 3500 g
Longevity

26 years

Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

White Stork (Ciconia ciconia) is a species of bird in the Ciconiidae family.

Subspecific information 2 Subspecies

  • Ciconia ciconia ciconia (Europe and w Asia, Middle East and n Africa, s Africa)
  • Ciconia ciconia asiatica (c Asia)

Foreign names

  • Cigogne blanche,
  • Cigüeña Blanca,
  • Cegonha-branca,
  • Weißstorch,
  • Fehér gólya,
  • Белый аист,
  • 白鹳,
  • Ooievaar,
  • Cicogna bianca,
  • Vit stork,
  • Stork,
  • bocian biały,
  • bocian biely,
  • čáp bílý,
  • Hvid Stork,
  • kattohaikara,
  • Witooievaar,
  • シュバシコウ,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Grassland : Temperate ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Pastureland

Geographic range

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