Ciconia alba

Ciconia alba, Bechst.

919. :- Jerdon's Birds of India, Vol. II, p. 736 ; Butler, Guzerat; Stray Feathers, Vol. IV, p. 22; Deccan, Stray Feathers, Vol. IX, p. 433; Murray's Vertebrate Zoology of Sind, p. 267.

THE WHITE STORK.

Length, 42; expanse, 78; wing, 24; tail, 10; tarsus, 8.5; bill at front, 7.5.

Bill fine blood-red; irides brown; naked orbits black; legs red.

Head, neck, and all the body pure white; greater-coverts, scapulars, and quills black.

The White Stork is a not uncommon winter visitant to all suitable places within the district.

BookTitle: 
Handbook to the Birds of the Bombay Presidency
Reference: 
Barnes, Henry Edwin. Handbook to the birds of the Bombay Presidency, 1885.
Title in Book: 
Ciconia alba
Spp Author: 
Bechst.
Book Author: 
Barnes, H. Edwin
Year: 
1885
Page No: 
376
Common name: 
White Stork
M_ID: 
2077
M_CN: 
White Stork
M_SN: 
Ciconia ciconia
Term name: 
id: 
12086

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