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Storks: Ciconiidae

Conservation Status

The Oriental white stork, Storm's stork, and the greater adjutant are listed as Endangered, facing a very high risk of extinction in the wild. The lesser adjutant and the milky stork are considered Vulnerable, facing a high risk of extinction in the wild. Also many populations of storks are declining because the places they need to live are being taken over by human building projects. Wood storks are not listed as endangered in most places, but they are on the U.S. Endangered Species List.

Additional topics

Animal Life ResourceBirdsStorks: Ciconiidae - Physical Characteristics, Behavior And Reproduction, Conservation Status, Wood Stork (mycteria Americana): Species Accounts - GEOGRAPHIC RANGE, HABITAT, DIET, STORKS AND PEOPLE