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Asian or African Woolly-necked Stork

Ciconia [episcopus or microscelis] (= Ciconia episcopus) (Boddaert, P 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, P 1783)

Reference:
   Table Planches Enlum. D'Aubenton

Protonym:
  Ardea Episcopus

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


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  1782CCF69296E23F

Avibase ID:
  avibase-1782CCF6

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 microscelis: Tropical Africa
Saozneg - RU:
Asian or African Woolly-necked Stork
Galleg:
Cigogne épiscopale ou C. à pattes noires


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
Woolly-necked Stork ( Ciconia episcopus)
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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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
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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):
Cigogne épiscopale ( Ciconia episcopus) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
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Clements 1st edition:
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Clements, version 2021:
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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. 2005 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition:
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Clements, version 2015:
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Clements, version 2016:
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Clements, version 2018:
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Clements, version 2019:
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eBird version 2021:
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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 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 12.1:
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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, Birds of the World Version 2.0:
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Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
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Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Ciconia episcopus [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
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Taxonomic status:

Species status: species group (sometimes a species)

This taxon is a subspecies of Ciconia [episcopus, microscelis or stormi]

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Afrikaans: Asiatiese wolnekooievaar, Wolnekooievaar
azerbaidjaneg: ağboyun leylək
Bulgareg: Белогуш щъркел, Белогуш щьркел
bengaleg: ধরাগরা ভাচনকমজাড় , ধলাগলা মানিকজোড়
Bengali (transliteration): dhalāgalā mānikajōṛa
Brezhoneg: C'hwibon gouzoug gloanek
Katalaneg: Cigonya collblanca asiàtica
Cebuano: madre-madre
Tchekeg: Cáp belokrký, čáp bělokrký
Chuvash: шурă мăйлă аист
kembraeg: Ciconia gyddfwyn
daneg: Uldhalsstork
Alamaneg: Asien-Wollhalsstorch, Wollhalsstorch
Gresianeg: Επισκoπoπελαργός
Saozneg - RU: Asian or African Woolly-necked Stork, Bishop Stork, White-necked Stork, Woollynecked Stork, Woolly-necked Stork, Wooly-necked Stork
English, HBW: Asian/African Woollyneck
English (IOC): Woolly-necked Stork
English (Kenya): Woolly-necked Stork
English (United States): Woolly-necked Stork
Esperanteg: Episkopa cikonio, Lankola cikonio
Spagnoleg: Cigüeña de Cuello Blanco, Cigüeña Lanuda, Cigüeña lanuda asiática
Spanish (Spain): Cigüeña Lanuda Asiática
Spanish (HBW): Woolly-necked Stork
Estoneg: villkael-toonekurg
persianeg: لک ‌لک گردن ‌سفید, لک‌لک گردن‌سفید
Finneg: Piispahaikara
Galleg: Cigogne épiscopale, Cigogne épiscopale ou C. à pattes noires
frizeg: Biskopearrebarre
Iwerzhoneg: Storc clúmhphíbeach
galizeg: Cegoña episcopal
Kroateg: bjelovrata roda
Hungareg: gyapjasnyakú gólya
indonezeg: Bangau hitam, Bangau Sandang-lawe, Burung Bangau Sandang-lawe, Burung Sandang Lawe, Ndao, Sandang lawe
Islandeg: Ullarstorkur
Italianeg: Cicogna collolanoso, Cicogna lanosa, Cicogna lanosa asiatica
Japaneg: embikou, enbi-kō, enbikou
japaneg: エンビコウ
Japanese (Kanji): 燕尾鸛
Mongolian, Halh: усан тас
Kazakh: ақ мойынды құтан
Kwangali: Endongondongo
kyrgyzeg: ак моюн куназ
scientific: Ardea episcopus, Ciconia [episcopus or microscelis], Ciconia episcopus, Ciconia episcopus episcopus, Ciconia espicopus
lituaneg: Baltakaklis gandras
latveg: bīskapstārķis
malayalam: കന്യാസ്ത്രീകൊക്ക്, കരുവാരക്കുരു 
mongolieg: усан тас
marathieg: कांडेसर
malayzeg: Burung Anggong Ular, Burung Bangau Hitam, Burung Bluwok Hitam, Burung Botak Leher Putih, Burung Botak Padang, Burung Upih Leher Putih
Nederlandeg: Aziatische bisschopsooievaar, Bisschopooievaar, Bisschopsooievaar
Norvegeg: Ullhalsstork
Norvegeg: Ullhalsstork
Poloneg: bocian bialoszyi, Bocian białoszyi
Pinyin: bái-jǐng guàn
Portugaleg: Cegonha-episcopal
Portuguese (Portugal): Cegonha-episcopal
Rhaeto-Romance: Cicogna dal culiez da launa
Roumaneg: Barză episcopală asiatică
Rusianeg: Аист-епископ, Белошейный аист
Northern Sami: Bismaháigir
Sinhalese (Transliteration): Padili Manawa
Sloveg: Bocian bielokrký
Slovenieg: Belovrata štorklja
Serbeg: Belovrata roda, Vunasta roda
Svedeg: Ullhalsstork
swahilieg: Korongo Shingo-sufu, Kwembe Maji
Tamouleg: Venkazhuthu Narai
Thai: นกกระสาคอขาว
Thai (Transliteration): nók krà-săa kʰoaa-kʰăaw
Turkeg: ak boyunlu leylek, Ak-boyunlu Leylek, Keşiş Leyleği, Piskopos leyleği
Tatar: ак муенлы ләкләк
Ukrainiek: Лелека білошиїй
ouzbekeg: оқбўйин лайлак
vietnameg: Chim Hạc cổ trắng, Hạc cổ trắng
Sinaeg: 白颈鹳
Chinese (Traditional): 白頸鸛
Zouloueg: isiThandamanzi

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