Checklist of Storks of the World





Common Name Scientific Name No. Subspecies Height in cms Weight in gs Distribution
Wood Stork Mycteria americana 0 85-113 2050-3300 S.E. USA to Central S. America
Milky Stork Mycteria cinerea 0 91-95 Malaysia, Sumatra, Java
Yellow-billed Stork Mycteria ibis 0 90-105 1190-2330 Senegal to Sudan
Painted Stork Mycteria leucocephala 0 93-100 2020-3370 India to Indochina
Asian Openbill Anastomus oscitans 0 -68 India to Indochina
African Openbill Anastomus lamelligerus 2 55-60 1000-1260 Africa
Black Stork Ciconia nigra 0 90-100 2250-3200 Africa, Europe to India and N. China
Abdim's Stork Ciconia abdimii 0 68-81 930-1080 Ethiopia to Angola
Woolly-necked Stork Ciconia episcopus 3 75-92 1930-2790 Africa, India to S.E. Asia
Storm's Stork Ciconia stormi 0 -85 Borneo
Maguari Stork Ciconia maguari 0 97-120 3400-3450 Northern S. America
White Stork Ciconia ciconia 2 100-125 2300-4500 Europe, Africa, India, C. Asia
Oriental Stork Ciconia boyciana 0 110-150 2890-5500 N.E. Asia to Japan
Black-necked Stork Ephippiorhynchus asiaticus 2 129-150 India to S.E. Asia to Australia
Saddle-billed Stork Ephippiorhynchus senegalensis 0 135-150 500-7300 Senegal to Sudan
Jabiru Jabiru mycteria 0 120-150 5470-7700 C. Mexico to C. Argentina
Lesser Adjutant Leptoptilos javanicus 0 110-120 4090-5710 C. India to S. China
Marabou Stork Leptoptilos crumeniferus 0 120 4000-7400
Greater Adjutant Leptoptilos dubius 0 120-150 India to Indo china








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