198. Ciconia alba

198. Ciconia alba.

THE WHITE STORK.

Haji-Laglag, India; Dhak, N. W. P; Wadume konga (Telugu).

Male 42". Legs red. Bill 8 1/3, blood-red. Greater coverts and quills black, rest white. Orbital skin black. Europe and C. Asia, wintering in Africa and If. India. Three to five eggs (3.2 x 1.5), white. (J. 919. B. 1546.)

Also C. boyciana. 56". Bill 9 1/2", black. Resembles C. alba. From E. Siberia, Corea, and Japan.

BookTitle: 
Game, Shore And Water Birds Of India
Reference: 
Le Messurier, Augustus. Game, Shore, and Water Birds of India Fourth Edition, 1904.
Title in Book: 
198. Ciconia alba
Book Author: 
A Le Messurier
CatNo: 
198
Year: 
1904
Page No: 
191
Common name: 
White Stork
M_ID: 
2077
M_CN: 
White Stork
M_SN: 
Ciconia ciconia
Volume: 
4th ed.
Term name: 
id: 
12977

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