What is another word for wood stork?

6 synonyms found


[ wˈʊd stˈɔːk], [ wˈʊd stˈɔːk], [ w_ˈʊ_d s_t_ˈɔː_k]

The wood stork, also known as the American wood stork, is a large wading bird native to the southeastern United States, Central America, and South America. This unique bird has a distinctive bald head and long, downward-curved bill. The wood stork is also known as the wood ibis, or the ironhead. Occasionally referred to as the prehistoric bird, or the flinthead, the wood stork is an important part of many ecosystems. Unfortunately, the species has declined in recent years due to habitat loss and other factors. Despite its diverse range of nicknames, the conservation of the wood stork remains a pressing concern.

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How to use "Wood stork" in context?

The wood stork (Mycteria americana) is a large black and white stork that can be found in North America. The wood stork is the national bird of Belize. There are two subspecies of wood storks, the continental wood stork, M. a. fulva, and the Chatham wood stork, M. a. chathamensis. The wood stork is the tallest of all storks, with a length of 41-51 cm and a wingspan of 101-124 cm.

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