810. Ciconia boyciana

810. Japanese Stork.
CICONIA BOYCIANA.
Ciconia boyciana, Swinh. P.Z.S. 1873, p. 513 ; David and Oust. Ois. Chine, p. 450 ; Seebohm, B. Jap. Emp. p. 228 ; Sharpe, Cat. B. Br. Mus. xxvi. p. 302 ; Tacz. F. O. Sib. O. p. 973.
Ko-dzuru, Jap.
Male ad. (Japan). Differs from C. alba in being larger, in having the beak black, not red, the eye-lids and bare skin round the eye vermilion red ; the iris cream white, with a black exterior circle. Culmen 9.5, wing 26 0, tail 9.7, tarsus 11.0.
Hab. Eastern Siberia, Mongolia, Corea, and Japan ; of doubtful occurrence in China.
In habits it does not appear to differ from C. alba, but is not so tame, and does not so much affect t he vicinity of man. It nests in trees and lays white eggs, which resemble those of that species (C. alba), but measure 3.0 by 2.28.

BookTitle: 
A Manual Of Palaearctic Birds
Reference: 
Dresser, Henry Eeles. A Manual of Palaearctic Birds. Vol. 2. 1903.
Title in Book: 
810. Ciconia boyciana
Book Author: 
H. E. Dresser
CatNo: 
810
Year: 
1903
Page No: 
581
Common name: 
Japanese Stork
M_ID: 
2080
M_CN: 
Oriental Stork
M_SN: 
Ciconia boyciana
Volume: 
Vol. 2
Term name: 
id: 
10444

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