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Woolly-necked Stork

Ciconia episcopus (Boddaert, 1783)

The Woolly-necked Stork, Bishop Stork or White-necked Stork (Ciconia episcopus) is a large wading bird in the stork family Ciconiidae. It can also be known as the Episcopos. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Pelecaniformes
Family:
  Ciconiidae
Genus:
  Ciconia

Scientific:
  Ciconia episcopus

Citation:
  (Boddaert, 1783)

Reference:
  TablePlanchesEnlum. p.54

Protonym:
  Ardea Episcopus

Avibase ID:
  1782CCF69296E23F

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/1782CCF6

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 174908

Geographic range:

  • Ciconia episcopus episcopus: India to Indochina, n Malay Peninsula and Philippines
  • Ciconia episcopus neglecta: Java and Wallacea
  • Ciconia episcopus microscelis: Tropical Africa
English:
Woolly-necked Stork
Czech:
čáp bělokrký
German:
Wollhalsstorch
Danish:
Uldhalsstork
Spanish:
Cigüeña lanuda asiática
Finnish:
piispahaikara
French:
Cigogne épiscopale
Icelandic:
Ullarstorkur
Italian:
Cicogna lanosa
Japanese:
enbikou
Japanese:
エンビコウ
Dutch:
Bisschopsooievaar
Norwegian:
Ullhalsstork
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Ullhalsstork
Polish:
bocian bialoszyi
Portuguese:
Cegonha-episcopal
Russian:
Белошейный аист
Slovak:
bocian bielokrký
Swedish:
ullhalsstork
Ukrainian:
Лелека білошиїй
Chinese:
白颈鹳


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
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African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
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African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
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African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
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African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
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African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
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Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
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Birdlife checklist version 00:
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Birdlife checklist version 01:
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Birdlife checklist version 02:
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Birdlife checklist version 03:
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Birdlife checklist version 04:
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Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
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Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
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Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
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Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
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Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
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Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
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Clements 1st edition:
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Clements 4th edition:
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Clements 5th edition (as published):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
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Clements, version 2016:
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Clements, version 2018:
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eBird version 1.50:
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Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
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Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
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Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 10.1:
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Oriental Bird Club:
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Sibley and Monroe (1993):
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Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
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Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
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Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Ciconia episcopus [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
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Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes nominal subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Ciconia [episcopus or stormi] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Afrikaans: Wolnekooievaar
Bengali: ধলাগলা মানিকজোড়
Catalan: Cigonya collblanca asiàtica
Cebuano: madre-madre
Czech: Cáp belokrký, čáp bělokrký
Danish: Uldhalsstork
German: Asien-Wollhalsstorch, Wollhalsstorch
English: Bishop Stork, White-necked Stork, Woollynecked Stork, Woolly-necked Stork, Wooly-necked Stork
English (IOC): Woolly-necked Stork
English (Kenya): Woolly-necked Stork
Spanish: Cigüeña de Cuello Blanco, Cigüeña Lanuda, Cigüeña lanuda asiática
Spanish (Spain): Cigüeña Lanuda Asiática
Spanish (HBW): Woolly-necked Stork
Estonian: villkael-toonekurg
Persian: لک‌لک گردن‌سفید
Finnish: Piispahaikara
French: Cigogne épiscopale
Hungarian: gyapjasnyakú gólya
Indonesian: Bangau hitam, Bangau Sandang-lawe, Burung Bangau Sandang-lawe, Burung Sandang Lawe, Ndao, Sandang lawe
Icelandic: Ullarstorkur
Italian: Cicogna collolanoso, Cicogna lanosa
Japanese: embikou, enbi-kō, enbikou
Japanese: エンビコウ
Japanese (Kanji): 燕尾鸛
Kwangali: Endongondongo
Scientific: Ardea episcopus, Ciconia episcopus, Ciconia episcopus episcopus, Ciconia espicopus
Lithuanian: Baltakaklis gandras
Latvian: bīskapstārķis
Malayalam: കന്യാസ്ത്രീകൊക്ക്, കരുവാരക്കുരു 
Malay: Burung Anggong Ular, Burung Bangau Hitam, Burung Bluwok Hitam, Burung Botak Leher Putih, Burung Botak Padang, Burung Upih Leher Putih
Dutch: Bisschopooievaar, Bisschopsooievaar
Norwegian Nynorsk: Ullhalsstork
Norwegian: Ullhalsstork
Polish: bocian bialoszyi, Bocian białoszyi
Pinyin: bái-jǐng guàn
Portuguese: Cegonha-episcopal
Portuguese (Portugal): Cegonha-episcopal
Russian: Белошейный аист
Slovak: Bocian bielokrký
Serbian: Vunasta roda
Swedish: Ullhalsstork
Swahili: Korongo Shingo-sufu, Kwembe Maji
Tamil: Venkazhuthu Narai
Thai: นกกระสาคอขาว
Thai (Transliteration): nók krà-săa kʰoaa-kʰăaw
Turkish: ak boyunlu leylek, Ak-boyunlu Leylek, Keşiş Leyleği
Ukrainian: Лелека білошиїй
Vietnamese: Chim Hạc cổ trắng, Hạc cổ trắng
Chinese: 白颈鹳
Chinese (Traditional): 白頸鸛
Zulu: isiThandamanzi

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