Painted Stork

Mycteria leucocephala - Tantale indien

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Ciconiiformes

  • Family
    :

    Ciconiidés

  • Genus
    :

    Mycteria

  • Species
    :

    leucocephala

Descriptor

Pennant, 1769

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 102 cm
  • Wingspan
    : 145 à 160 cm.
  • Weight
    : 2000 à 3500 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Tantale indien
adult
Tantale indien
adult

Painted Stork (Mycteria leucocephala) is a species of bird in the Ciconiidae family.

Subspecific information monotypic species

Foreign names

  • Tantale indien,
  • Tántalo Indio,
  • Tântalo-indiano,
  • Buntstorch,
  • hindu gólya,
  • Indische Nimmerzat,
  • Cicogna pittata,
  • Orientalisk ibisstork,
  • Beltestork,
  • myktéria lysohlavá,
  • nesyt indický,
  • Indisk Skovstork,
  • aasianiibishaikara,
  • tàntal de l'Índia,
  • dławigad indyjski,
  • raibais stārķis,
  • Индийский клювач,
  • インドトキコウ,
  • 彩鹳,
  • นกกาบบัว,
  • 彩鸛〔白頭鸛〕,

Voice song and cries

Tantale indien
adult

Habitat

Tantale indien
adult plum. breeding

Wetlands (inland) : Permanent Rivers/Streams/Creeks (includes waterfalls), Bogs, Marshes, Swamps, Fens, Peatlands, Permanent Freshwater Lakes (over 8ha) ; Marine Coastal/Supratidal : Coastal Brackish/Saline Lagoons/Marine Lakes ; Artificial/Aquatic and Marine : Seasonally Flooded Agricultural Land

Geographic range

Sources of information

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