Two species (Aythya baeri and Grus leucogeranus) are critically endangered (CR), six species (Ciconia
Pica leading to ventricular impactions of shredded plant material in Micronesian kingfishers, (17) plastic and woody plant material in farm-raised ostriches (Struthio camelus), (23,24) gravel and grass in captive Oriental white storks (Ciconia
boyciana), (25) and proventricular impactions of grass and other food material in wild trumpeter (Cygnus buccinator) and tundra (Cygnus columbianus columbianus) swans has been reported.
The results are used to analyze the Eastern route migration of the white stork (Ciconia ciconia
), for which data is available from the Movebank .
Justification for IBA Criterion A4I and Ramsar Convention's Criterion 6: The area regularly supports various congregatory water bird species such as black stork (Ciconia
nigra), common pochard (Aythya ferina), ferruginous duck (Aythya nyroca) and common coot (Fulica atra) (Crosby and Chan, 2005) and Anatids such as common teal (Anas crecca), Eurasian wigeon (A.
Based on these standards, four endangered waterbirds were identified as focal species: Siberian Crane (Grus leucogeranus), Oriental White Stork (Ciconia
boyciana), Lesser White-fronted Goose (Anser erythropus), and Chinese Merganser (Mergus squamatus).
According to Game and Wildlife Officer Nicos Kassinis, in the last three days, large flocks of ciconia ciconia
(white stork), an estimated 2,000 to 3,000, have arrived unexpectedly in the Akrotiri area.
expansa eggs and hatchlings are the black-headed vulture (Coragyps atratus), the red-headed vulture (Cathartes aura), the lesser yellow-headed vulture (Cathartes burrovianus), the carcara plancus (Polyborusplancus), the yellow-headed caracara (Mivalgo chimachima), the jabiru stork (Jabiru mycteria), the wood stork (Mycteria americana), the maguari stork (Ciconia
maguari) and the great white egret (Casmerodius albus) (Salera Junior et al., 2009).
Chapter 5, "Back to the Monochord: Church Reform and Music Theory in the Fifteenth Century," opens with the work of Johannes Ciconia
, who advocated teaching singing through letters only.
A rare bird species Abdim's stock Ciconia
abdinni an intra-African migrant, were sighted during dry season, which indicated roosting period, because the species only migrate to northern part of the country indicating beginning of wet season.
The diet of nestling Abdim's stork Ciconia
abdimii in Niger.
For two species, the Booted Eagle, Hieraaetus pennatus, and the Black Stork, Ciconia
nigra, no SPAs appear to have been designated.