White Stork
La Janda
Cadiz Province
08Sept2013
Many legends. e.g., the delivery
of babies...serious decline in
19th and 20th C...has rebounded.
Ciconia ciconia
(L 39-45" WS 61-85")
In Scandinavia white storks were
believed to find human children
(“stork children”) living in marshes
or caves and to deliver them to the
doorstep of pregnant women.
     (Douglas Brinkley)