Oriental stork

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phylum Chordata The Oriental Stork is a large, white bird with black wing feathers. It is closely related to and resembles the European White Stork, of which it was formerly often treated as a subspecies. It is typically larger than the White Stork. Unlike its more widespread cousin, the Oriental Stork has red skin around its eye, with a whitish iris and black bill. Both sexes are similar. The female is slightly smaller than male. The young are white with orange bills.

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clade Diapsida
Class Aves
order Ciconiiformes
family Ciconiidae
genus Ciconia
species C. boyciana