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Wood Stork (Mycteria americana)

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Order: Ciconiiformes
Family: Ciconiidae
Genus: Mycteria
Species: americana (a-mer-ih-KAY-na) (Info)

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Regional...

This bird has been reportedly found in the following regions:

, Florida
Crooked Lake Park, Florida
Fort Myers, Florida
Gibsonia, Florida
Glencoe, Florida
Palm Shores, Florida
South Daytona, Florida
Trenton, Florida
Murrells Inlet, South Carolina
Summerville, South Carolina

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Member Notes:

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Positive coastalzonepush On Jan 15, 2012, coastalzonepush from Orlando, FL
(Zone 9b) wrote:

it's somewhat startling to see birds this big. the cranes are probably taller, but they aren't as bulky. usually one or two, but i've seen 5 at once just sitting there at sunset in a dead tree. but i think most commonly it is seen standing guard at a pond's edge with its neck tucked in.

Timer: 8.1 jiffies (0.081038951873779).


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