family Ciconiidae


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Noun1.family Ciconiidae - storks
bird family - a family of warm-blooded egg-laying vertebrates characterized by feathers and forelimbs modified as wings
Ciconiiformes, order Ciconiiformes - order of chiefly tropical marsh-dwelling fish-eating wading birds with long legs and bills and (except for flamingos) unwebbed feet: herons; storks; spoonbills; flamingos; ibises
stork - large mostly Old World wading birds typically having white-and-black plumage
Ciconia, genus Ciconia - type genus of the Ciconiidae: European storks
genus Leptoptilus, Leptoptilus - adjutant birds and marabous
genus Jabiru - jabirus
genus Xenorhyncus, Xenorhyncus - East Indian and Australian storks
genus Mycteria, Mycteria - a genus of storks of the family Ciconiidae now including only the American wood ibis
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The black stork (Ciconia nigra)is a large wading bird in the stork family Ciconiidae
falcinellus (Linnaeus), glossy ibis I R Family Ciconiidae (storks) Mycteria americana Linnaeus, wood stork S R Family Cathartidae (American vultures) Cathartes aura (Linnaeus), turkey vulture I C Coragyps atratus (Bechstein), black vulture S R Order Anseriformes (swans, geese, and ducks) Family Anatidae (swans, geese and ducks) Aix sponsa (Linnaeus), wood duck I C Anas acuta Linnaeus, northern pintail I O A.