Ciconia nigra


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Synonyms for Ciconia nigra

Old World stork that is glossy black above and white below

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Hematologic, protein electrophoresis, serum biochemistry, and cholinesterase values were determined in 36 free-living black stork nestlings (Ciconia nigra) between 25 and 53 days of age to establish normal reference values for this population.
For two species, the Booted Eagle, Hieraaetus pennatus, and the Black Stork, Ciconia nigra, no SPAs appear to have been designated.
Studies on Scaly-sided Merganser Mergus squamatus (Fang et al., 2009), Black-necked Crane Grus nigricollis (Li, 2011) and Black Stork Ciconia nigra (Feng, 2008) show that feeding behavior accounts for the largest proportion among all the behaviors during wintering period, indicating feeding behavior is an important wintering behavior for most birds.
The results showed that the main behaviors of the oriental white stork were resting foraging and moving which was similar to sympatric wintering large wading birds such as the black stork Ciconia nigra (Feng 2008) little egret Egretta garzetta and great egret Casmerodius albus (Zhang et al.
Four speciesblack stork (Ciconia nigra), oriental stork (Ciconia boyciana), Siberian crane (Grus leucogeranus), and hooded crane (Grus monacha) are listed in the First Category of the National Key Protected Wildlife Species in China.
Other vagrant or irregular spring migrants that have recently been recorded at the Rawal Lake include greater sand plover Charadrius leschenaultii; black stork Ciconia nigra; greater painted snipe Rostratula benghalensis; Pheasant- tailed jacana Hydrophasianus chirurgus (up to 5 at a time!); terek sandpiper Xenus cinereus; glossy ibis Plegadis falcinellus; little tern Sternula albifrons and white-winged tern Chlidonias leucopterus.