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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)

Profile:

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Regional...

This bird has been reportedly found in the following regions:

Daytona Beach, Florida
Fort Myers, Florida
Lake Wales, Florida
Lakeland, Florida
Melbourne, Florida
New Smyrna Beach, Florida
Saint Cloud, 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: 22.46 jiffies (0.22461104393005).


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