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Painted Stork

A Painted Stork @ Ranganathittu, 145 kms from Bangalore.

 

The Painted Stork (Mycteria leucocephala) is a large wading bird in the stork family. It is found in the wetlands of the plains of tropical Asia south of the Himalayas in South Asia and extending into Southeast Asia. Their distinctive pink tertial feathers give them their name.

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Uploaded on March 1, 2011