black-necked stork


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black-necked stork

 (blăk′nĕkt′)
n.
A large stork (Ephippiorhynchus asiaticus) of Asia and Australasia, having a black head and neck, a white body, and black-and-white wings. Also called jabiru.
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Noun1.black-necked stork - large mostly white Australian storkblack-necked stork - large mostly white Australian stork
stork - large mostly Old World wading birds typically having white-and-black plumage
genus Xenorhyncus, Xenorhyncus - East Indian and Australian storks
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IANS Phnom Penh After five weeks of nest protection by community members, three black-necked stork chicks have hatched in the Northern Plains of Cambodia, giving hope to the future conservation of this rare species, the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) said on Saturday.
The Morehead River corridor and the numerous lakes and wetlands will sustain populations of species through the dry season including the near-threatened black-necked stork, radjah shelduck and threatened plant species.
The Kaziranga Park is also home to birds like the Crested Serpent Eagle, Pella's Fishing Eagle, the Grey Headed Fishing Eagle, the Bengal Florican, black-necked stork, and many more.