Wood Stork - Mycteria americana

Length 2.8-3.8 ft (83.8-114.3 cm)
Wingspan 4.9 ft (150.0 cm)
Weight 5.3 lb (2404.0 g)
Clutch Size 2-5
Chicks at birth Altricial
IUCN Conservation Status Least Concern
Continents:NA, SA

The Wood Stork is a very large wading bird that breeds in South America, Central America, the Caribbean, and in some southern U.S. states such as Florida and North Carolina.

The Wood Stork eats mostly fish but will also eat frogs and large insects. It catches fish by holding its bill open in the water until a fish is detected.

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