African Woollyneck Ciconia microscelis
(aka Woolly-necked Stork Ciconia episcopus)
Woolly-necked Stork, Mole, Ghana, June 2011 - click for larger image

Mole National Park, Ghana
June 2011

The African Woollyneck Stork is distributed in Africa south of the Sahara. It has been separated from the Asian Woollyneck C. episcopus distributed in India, the Philippines and Indonesia by the HBW and Birdlife International Checklist. There is a distribution map at Birdlife International.

It is found in a variety of habitats usually near water and mainly solitary. It feeds in fish, amphibians, reptiles, insects, etc..

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