Baking: Wood Stork


Mycteria americana

Length: 35-45 in Wingspan: 60-70 in Weight: 5-6 lbs


Large white bird with black wingtips and bald head. Long legs and bill.




Range map by Neotropical Birds

Cool Facts:

Humans release excess heat by sweating. Dogs pant. Wood Storks poop on their legs, then let the light summer breeze blow the heat away. This behavior, called urohydrosis, is practiced by several species of storks and New World vultures.

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