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Black-necked Stork

Black-necked Stork

Scientific name: Ephippiorhynchus asiaticus
Order: Ciconiiformes

Also called the Jabiru in Australia

The Black-necked Stork is a tall long-necked wading bird in the stork family. It is a resident species across South and Southeast Asia with a disjunct population in Australia. It lives in wetland habitats to forage for a wide range of animal prey. Adult birds of both sexes have a heavy bill and are patterned in white and glossy blacks, but the sexes differ in the colour of the iris.

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Canon EOS 10D ,Canon EF 24-70mm f/2.8L USM
1/160s f/4.0 at 34.0mm ISO 200 with Flash full exif

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vicente machado 07-May-2010 19:30
Is it a ghost or what ?