Wood Stork

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Wood Stork

The Wood Stork (Mycteria Americana) resides from Southeast part of United States to the North part of Argentina. In Costa Rica they live in Guanacaste (Pajaros Island and Tempisque River), Rio Frio Region, and Nicoya Gulf and sometimes in the Central Valley. Its environment is in places like mangroves or any freshwater or saltwater habitat. Its height is of 102 cm (40 inches) and ist mass of 2.5 kg.

Its plumage is mostly white, with the exception of the tail and some of the wing feathers, which are black with a greenish-purplish sheen. They often fly and soar in groups, and eats fishes.

Common Name: Wood Stork
Scientific Name: Mycteria americana
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