English Name Milky Stork
Scientific Name Mycteria cinerea
German Name Milchstorch
Spanish Name Tántalo Malayo
French Name Tantale blanc
 
Milky Stork
     
Peters Family Name CICONIIDAE(Mycteriini):Storks Order 362.0
Sibley Monroe Family Name CICONIIDAE(Ciconiinae):Storks Order 3863.0
Gill Family Name CICONIIDAE:Storks Order 566.0
New 2013 Family Name CICONIIDAE:Storks Order 366.0
 
English Synonyms
  • Southern Painted Stork
Synonyms
$Tantalus americanus(a) R.von Ihering & H.von Ihering,1907,Catalogos da Fauna Brazileira,1,p.63. (Sao Paulo:Ypiranga, and Amazonas:Rio Juruá)
Authority (Raffles 1822)
Habitat lakes,marshes,lagoons,flooded fields,mangroves;lowlands-1000m
Breeding "Peak appears to be dry season,Jul-Aug,both in Sumatra & Java." (HBW,1,p.457)
Movement