White Stork
Ciconia ciconia
(L 39-45" WS 61-85"
Wt 5.1-9.9 lb)
Summers in much of Europe, southwest
Asia and north Africa ...winters in Sub-
Saharan Africa...serious decline in 19th
and 20th C...has rebounded.
near Kulata
Bulgaria
17May2015
Lake Kerkini
Greece
18May2015
If you kill a stork, kinsmen surround you,
clacking long sticks together like knives.
(Ellen Bryant Voigt)