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Asian Woolly-necked Stork

Ciconia episcopus (Boddaert, 1783)

The woolly-necked stork or white-necked stork is a large wading bird in the stork family Ciconiidae. It breeds singly, or in small loose colonies. It is distributed in a wide variety of habitats including marshes in forests, agricultural areas, and freshwater wetlands across Asia and Africa. Source: Wikipedia




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Classification
Order:
  Pelecaniformes
Family:
  Ciconiidae
Genus:
   Ciconia
Scientific:
  Ciconia episcopus


Original description

Citation:
  (Boddaert, 1783)

Reference:
  TablePlanchesEnlum. p.54

Protonym:
  Ardea Episcopus

Link:
  https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/27822674


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  F76E7B80A669BE58

Avibase ID:
  avibase-F76E7B80

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/F76E7B80


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 174908


NEAR THREATENED

Geographic range:

  • Ciconia episcopus episcopus: India to Indochina, n Malay Peninsula and Philippines
  • Ciconia episcopus neglecta: Java and Wallacea
English:
Asian Woolly-necked Stork
Catalan:
Cigonya collblanca asiàtica
German:
Asien-Wollhalsstorch
Spanish:
Cigüeña lanuda asiática
French:
Cigogne épiscopale
Italian:
Cicogna lanosa africano
Japanese (romaji):
enbi-kō
Chinese (Traditional):
白頸鸛


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Asian Woolly-necked Stork ( Ciconia episcopus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Woolly-necked Stork [episcopus or neglecta] ( Ciconia episcopus [episcopus or neglecta])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Woolly-necked Stork [episcopus or neglecta] ( Ciconia episcopus [episcopus or neglecta])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Woolly-necked Stork [episcopus or neglecta] ( Ciconia episcopus [episcopus or neglecta])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Woolly-necked Stork [episcopus or neglecta] ( Ciconia episcopus [episcopus or neglecta])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Woolly-necked Stork [episcopus or neglecta] ( Ciconia episcopus [episcopus or neglecta])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Woolly-necked Stork [episcopus or neglecta] ( Ciconia episcopus [episcopus or neglecta])
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Asian Woollyneck ( Ciconia episcopus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Asian Woollyneck ( Ciconia episcopus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Asian Woollyneck ( Ciconia episcopus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Asian Woollyneck ( Ciconia episcopus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Asian Woollyneck ( Ciconia episcopus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Asian Woollyneck ( Ciconia episcopus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v4 (Dec 2019):
Asian Woollyneck ( Ciconia episcopus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
Asian Woollyneck ( Ciconia episcopus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6 (Dec 2021):
Asian Woollyneck ( Ciconia episcopus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
Woolly-necked Stork (Asian) ( Ciconia episcopus episcopus/neglecta) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
Woolly-necked Stork (Asian) ( Ciconia episcopus episcopus/neglecta) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
Woolly-necked Stork (Asian) ( Ciconia episcopus episcopus/neglecta) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
Woolly-necked Stork (Asian) ( Ciconia episcopus episcopus/neglecta) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
Woolly-necked Stork (Asian) ( Ciconia episcopus episcopus/neglecta) [version 1]
eBird version 2019:
Woolly-necked Stork (Asian) ( Ciconia episcopus episcopus/neglecta) [version 1]
eBird version 2021:
Woolly-necked Stork (Asian) ( Ciconia episcopus episcopus/neglecta) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Asian Woollyneck ( Ciconia episcopus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Asian Woollyneck ( Ciconia episcopus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Asian Woollyneck ( Ciconia episcopus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Asian Woollyneck ( Ciconia episcopus) [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (2nd edition):
Ciconia episcopus episcopus [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes nominal subspecies)

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

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Other synonyms


Afrikaans: Wolnekooievaar (Asiatiese)
Bulgarian: Белогуш щъркел (ssp. episcopus/neglecta)
Bengali: ধলাগলা মানিকজোড়
Catalan: Cigonya collblanca, Cigonya collblanca asiàtica
Czech: čáp bělokrký (ssp. episcopus/neglecta)
German: Asien-Wollhalsstorch, Wollhalsstorch, Wollhalsstorch (episcopus/neglecta)
English: Asian Woollyneck, Asian Woolly-necked Stork, Woolly-necked stork, Woolly-necked Stork (Asian), Woolly-necked Stork [episcopus or neglecta]
English, HBW: Asian Woollyneck
English (IOC): Woolly-necked Stork (Asian)
English (United States): Woolly-necked Stork (Asian)
Esperanto: Episkopa cikonio
Spanish: Cigüeña de Cuello Blanco, Cigüeña lanuda asiática, Cigüeña Lanuda Asiática (episcopus/neglecta)
Spanish (Spain): Cigüeña Lanuda Asiática (episcopus/neglecta)
Spanish (HBW): Woolly-necked Stork (Asian)
Persian: لک ‌لک گردن ‌سفید (episcopus/neglecta)
Finnish: piispahaikara (episcopus/neglecta)
French: Cigogne épiscopale, Cigogne épiscopale [episcopus or neglecta], Cigogne épiscopale [episcopus ou neglecta]
Indonesian: Burung Bangau Sandang-lawe, Burung Sandang Lawe
Icelandic: Ullarstorkur (episcopus/neglecta)
Italian: Cicogna lanosa africano
Japanese (romaji): enbi-kō, enbikou (episcopus/neglecta)
Japanese: エンビコウ, エンビコウ (episcopus/neglecta), エンビコウ(episcopus/neglecta)
Japanese (Kanji): 燕尾鸛
Scientific: Ardea episcopus, Ciconia episcopus, Ciconia episcopus [episcopus or neglecta], Ciconia episcopus episcopus, Ciconia episcopus episcopus/neglecta, Dissoura neglecta
Malay: Burung Anggong Ular, Burung Bangau Hitam, Burung Bluwok Hitam, Burung Botak Leher Putih, Burung Botak Padang, Burung Upih Leher Putih
Nepali: लोभीपापी गरुड
Dutch: Bisschopsooievaar (Aziatische)
Norwegian: ullhalsstork (episcopus/neglecta)
Polish: bocian białoszyi (episcopus/neglecta)
Pinyin: bái-jǐng guàn
Portuguese (Portugal): cegonha-episcopal (episcopus/neglecta)
Russian: Аист-епископ (episcopus/neglecta)
Sinhalese (Transliteration): Padili Manawa
Slovak: bocian bielokrký (skup.)
Serbian: Vunasta roda (episcopus/neglecta)
Swedish: ullhalsstork (episcopus/neglecta)
Thai: นกกระสาคอขาว, นกกระสาคอขาว (episcopus/neglecta), นกกระสาคอขาว (เอเชีย)
Thai (Transliteration): nók krà-săa kʰoaa-kʰăaw
Turkish: Keşiş Leyleği (episcopus/neglecta)
Vietnamese: Chim Hạc cổ trắng
Chinese: 白颈鹳, 白颈鹳(亚洲)
Chinese (Traditional): 白頸鸛, 白颈鹳(亚洲)

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