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Wood Stork

Mycteria americana

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Huge; about the size of Great Blue Heron. White body with black wing tips. Adults lack feathering on dark head. Long legs. Bill is thicker and more drooped than herons. Forages mainly for fish by moving open bill through water until it feels prey. Found in wetlands, particularly flooded swamps and catfish ponds.

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