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The Asian woolly-neck (Ciconia episcopus) belongs to the family Ciconiidae under the order Ciconiiformes.

Asian woolly-neck taxonomy

The Ciconiidae is the family of large, long-legged, long-necked wading birds with long, stout bills. The Ciconiidae is the only family presently kept under the order Ciconiiformes.

The family Ciconiidae was first introduced by John Edward Gray, FRS (12 February 1800 – 7 March 1875), a British zoologist, in the year 1840.

The family Ciconiidae contains six genera, viz., Mycteria, Leptoptilos, Jabiru, Ephippiorhynchus, Ciconia and Anastomus.

The genus Ciconia was described by Mathurin Jacques Brisson (30 April 1723 – 23 June 1806), a French zoologist and natural philosopher, in the year 1760.

The genus Ciconia comprises seven extant species, viz., Ciconia abdimii, Ciconia boyciana, Ciconia stormi, Ciconia nigra, Ciconia maguari, Ciconia ciconia and Ciconia episcopus.

The species Ciconia episcopus was first described by Pieter Boddaert (1730 – 6 May 1795), a Dutch physician and naturalist, in the year 1783. The species Ciconia episcopus is monotypic.

Taxonomic classification
Binomial name:Ciconia episcopus
Species:C. episcopus
Genus:Ciconia
Subfamily:-
Family:Ciconiidae
Order:Ciconiiformes
Class:Aves
Phylum:Chordata
Kingdom:Animalia
Asian woolly-neck - Ciconia episcopus
1.Asian woolly-neck - Ciconia episcopus
Image by Derek Keats


Ciconia episcopus
2.Asian woolly-neck - Ciconia episcopus
Image by Prasadparanjape

Ciconia episcopus
3.Asian woolly-neck - Ciconia episcopus
Image by Rahans

Ciconia episcopus
4.Asian woolly-neck - Ciconia episcopus
Image by Derek Keats

Ciconia episcopus
5.Asian woolly-neck - Ciconia episcopus
Image by Rahans

Ciconia episcopus
6.Asian woolly-neck - Ciconia episcopus
Image by Derek Keats

Ciconia episcopus
7.Asian woolly-neck - Ciconia episcopus
Image by Becky Matsubara

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8.Asian woolly-neck - Ciconia episcopus
Image by Frans Vandewalle

Ciconia episcopus
9.Asian woolly-neck - Ciconia episcopus
Image by Davidvraju
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1.Asian woolly-neck image source: https://www.flickr.com/photos/dkeats/15301626220/ (cropped)
Author: Derek Keats | License: CC BY 2.0 as on 7/10/18
2.Image source: https://en.wikipedia.org/ (cropped)
Author: Prasadparanjape | License: CC BY-SA 4.0 as on 7/10/18
3.Image source: https://commons.wikimedia.org/ (cropped)
Author: Rahans | License: CC BY-SA 4.0 as on 7/10/18
4.Image source: https://www.flickr.com/photos/dkeats/15465220626/in/photostream/ (cropped)
Author: Derek Keats | License: CC BY 2.0 as on 7/10/18
5.Image source: https://commons.wikimedia.org (cropped)
Author: Rahans | License: CC BY-SA 4.0 as on 7/10/18
6.Image source: https://www.flickr.com/photos/dkeats/15301625730/in/photostream/ (cropped)
Author: Derek Keats | License: CC BY 2.0 as on 7/10/18
7.Image source: https://www.flickr.com/photos/beckymatsubara/27561308654/ (cropped)
Author: Becky Matsubara | License: CC BY 2.0 as on 7/10/18
8.Image source: https://www.flickr.com/photos/snarfel/5473466855/ (cropped)
Author: Frans Vandewalle | License: CC BY-NC 2.0 as on 7/10/18
9.Source: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Wooly_necked_stork_David_Raju.jpg (cropped)
Author: Davidvraju | License: CC BY-SA 4.0 as on 7/10/18
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