Black-necked Stork - Ephippiorhynchus asiaticus

Length 4.2-5.0 ft (129.5-152.4 cm)
Wingspan 7.6 ft (231.1 cm)
Weight 9.0 lb (4100 g)
Clutch Size 1-5
Chicks at birth Altricial
IUCN Conservation Status Near Threatened
Continents:AS, OC

The Black-necked Stork is found across South and Southeast Asia. They are also found in Australia. The sexes look similar but their iris differs. The female has a yellow iris and the male has a brown iris.

Black-necked Storks are carnivorous and their diet includes: coots, grebes, ducks, fish, amphibians, reptiles, crabs and mollusks.

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