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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A photo of the male black-necked stork spread on bird forums and gained international attention.
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.