It was a white stork with a red bill and plenty of stork's neck, but short legs.
Its habits and manner of feeding are similar to those of the white stork.
To my mind this bird looks like a white stork that sadly needs a wash and brush up and its beak put straight!
No, not the stork; by God in heaven,As a blessing, the dear white stork was given.
All its peculiarities are just the opposite of the white stork.
The white stork makes a curious clattering noise with its bill.
Christmas Eve was spent "in the caverns of the British Museum making a drawing, and measuring skeleton of a white stork."
It resembles the lag-lag (Ciconia alba, the white stork) but is much larger; its bill is larger and is black.
The white stork (Ciconia alba) is upwards of three feet six inches long.
The white stork is white all over, save for all the true wing feathers, which are black.