wood stork

noun

Origin:
1880–85

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wood stork

noun
1. any of several Old World birds of the genus Ibis [syn: wood ibis
2. an American stork that resembles the true ibises in having a downward-curved bill; inhabits wooded swamps of New World tropics [syn: wood ibis
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Fish ripple out as the water rises and congregate as it falls, providing food for wading birds such as the wood stork.
The wood stork usually nests in cypress and mangrove swamps.
The boardwalk is typically closed during summer months because of wood stork nesting.
The reserve now provides nesting habitat for the wood stork.
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