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Black Stork
 

Length :95-100 cm long,wingspan 145-155 cm

Scientific Name : Ciconia nigra 
Phylum : Chordata 
Class : Aves 
Order : Ciconiiformes 
Family : Ciconiidae 
Genus : Ciconia 
Species : nigra 
Vernacular Name :  
Life Span : 14 years  
Weight : 2.9-3 kg  
Reproduction : Nests in high trees,both parents incubate and feeds the young 
Fascinating Facts : Strong migrant,spent winter in India &Africa.Communicate by claping the bills.they exhibit Parental infanticide, kill one of its young durin food shortage to reduce brood size. 
Habits : Wetland 
Food Habits : Amphibian,insects 
Conservation Status : LRLC 
Status based on Wildlife Protection ACT 1972 : Schedule IV 
   

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