English Name Woolly-necked Stork
Scientific Name Ciconia episcopus
German Name Wollhalsstorch
Spanish Name Cigüeña Lanuda
French Name Cigogne épiscopale
 
Woolly-necked Stork
     
Peters Family Name CICONIIDAE(Ciconiini):Storks Order 369.0
Sibley Monroe Family Name CICONIIDAE(Ciconiinae):Storks Order 3870.0
Gill Family Name CICONIIDAE:Storks Order 573.0
New 2013 Family Name CICONIIDAE:Storks Order 373.0
 
English Synonyms
  • Bishop Stork
  • White-necked Stork
Synonyms
$:(ctd): Aves,fol.f,pl.5.  
Authority (Boddaert 1783)
Habitat rivers,lakes,marshes,flooded fields,grassland;lowlands-1400m
Breeding "In India,Jul-Sept in N,Dec-Mar in S; usually lays in dry season throughout Africa;but during rains in N Sudan." (HBW,1,p.45(0
Movement