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European White Stork

Order: Ciconiiformes
Family: Ciconiidae
Genus/Species: Ciconia ciconia ciconia

White Storks are tall (1 m., 2.3-4.4 kg) long-necked wading birds with long bare red legs and a straight pointed red bill.
The white plumage of the head, neck, and body contrasts with the black wing feathers highlighted with a sheen of purple and green iridescence.
Sexes are similar in appearance, though males are slightly larger.
First Arrival Valentine Storks Valentine Storks
All Tagged and Ready to Take Off Storks on the Church Roof All three  plus parent,  that nest is now  too small
Triplets The First Baby Storks Love is in the Air
Stork looking for Food in the Field Looks like...... Fridolin is Back
Frieda Fledging of the Young Storks Flying back to the Nest
Landed and Looking for Food First Fledging of a Young One Landing in the Green Grass
Return to the Nest Now Who Will be Next Back Home
Spring Cleaning Nest and Feather Cleaning. Home Alone
Clapper Storks Female (Frieda) flying in Nesting History
Nest Building Waiting for the Mate A Nest Full
Clapping Away Ready to Fly Soon Always Hungry
Mom Stork and Three Young Ones Storks in the Nest Proud Mom
Happy Couple Looking for Lunch Walk in the Park
She is Back Too Back on the Church Roof Stork View
Back together Again Clattering Surprise Snow Day
Happy to be Back Proud Mom When is Dad bringing more Food?
Single Child Proud Mom Love on the Church Roof
Nest on the Church Roof Nest on the Church Chimney Spring in Alsace
Storks on the Rooftop It's That Time Again White Stork
Looking for Lunch Back Together Happy Couple
Love Birds Building a Nest Together The Storks are Back
White Stork (Ciconia ciconia) Eggs are in the Nest Clapper Stork
Thirsty Stork A Little Too Much to Drink Almost Ready to Fly
New Babies ! Preening  Time Waiting !
The Big Nest Stork