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.