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Aug 4, 2022 20:13:08   #
bdk Loc: Sanibel Fl.
 
The Wood Stork (Mycteria americana) is a large, bald-headed wading bird that stands more than 3 feet (0.9 meters) tall, has a 5 foot (1.5 meter) wing spread, and weighs 4 to 6 pounds (1.8 to 2.7 kg). It is the only stork breeding in the United States and was placed on the Federal Endangered Species list in 1984.



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Aug 4, 2022 20:20:42   #
kpmac Loc: Ragley, La
 
A great image. I went out this week looking for them at Smith Oaks in Tx. but did not see any.

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Aug 5, 2022 07:12:24   #
tcthome Loc: Keansburg , NJ
 

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Aug 5, 2022 07:22:12   #
Manglesphoto Loc: 70 miles south of St.Louis
 
bdk wrote:
The Wood Stork (Mycteria americana) is a large, bald-headed wading bird that stands more than 3 feet (0.9 meters) tall, has a 5 foot (1.5 meter) wing spread, and weighs 4 to 6 pounds (1.8 to 2.7 kg). It is the only stork breeding in the United States and was placed on the Federal Endangered Species list in 1984.



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Aug 5, 2022 07:25:39   #
J-SPEIGHT Loc: Akron, Ohio
 
bdk wrote:
The Wood Stork (Mycteria americana) is a large, bald-headed wading bird that stands more than 3 feet (0.9 meters) tall, has a 5 foot (1.5 meter) wing spread, and weighs 4 to 6 pounds (1.8 to 2.7 kg). It is the only stork breeding in the United States and was placed on the Federal Endangered Species list in 1984.



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Aug 5, 2022 07:32:27   #
gmontjr2350 Loc: Southern NJ
 


George

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Aug 5, 2022 13:31:19   #
UTMike Loc: South Jordan, UT
 
Excellent shot and good narrative!

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Aug 5, 2022 14:57:53   #
joecichjr Loc: Chicago S. Suburbs, Illinois, USA
 
bdk wrote:
The Wood Stork (Mycteria americana) is a large, bald-headed wading bird that stands more than 3 feet (0.9 meters) tall, has a 5 foot (1.5 meter) wing spread, and weighs 4 to 6 pounds (1.8 to 2.7 kg). It is the only stork breeding in the United States and was placed on the Federal Endangered Species list in 1984.


An impressive shot of an awesome creature 🔆🌈🔆🌈🔆

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Aug 5, 2022 19:21:18   #
PAR4DCR Loc: A Sunny Place
 
Nice image and bio bdk. I see them sometimes at Emerson Preserve in Bradenton, Fl.

Don

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