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The White stork (Ciconia ciconia) belongs to the family Ciconiidae under the order Ciconiiformes.

White stork 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, in the year 1760.

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

The species Ciconia ciconia was first described by Carl Linnaeus (23 May 1707 – 10 January 1778), a Swedish zoologist, in the year 1758.

Taxonomic classification
Binomial name:Ciconia ciconia
Species:C. ciconia
White stork - Ciconia ciconia
1.White stork - Ciconia ciconia
Image by Olaf Oliviero Riemer

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2.White stork - Ciconia ciconia
Image by xulescu_g

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3.White stork - Ciconia ciconia
Image by Dietmar Rabich

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4.White stork - Ciconia ciconia
Image by El Golli Mohamed

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5.White stork - Ciconia ciconia
Image by Henk Monster

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6.White stork - Ciconia ciconia
Image by Matthias Barby

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7.White stork - Ciconia ciconia
Image by Frank Vassen

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8.White stork - Ciconia ciconia
Image by Matthias Barby

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9.White stork - Ciconia ciconia
Image by Carlos Delgado; CC BY-SA 3.0
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1.White stork image source: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:A1-Ciconia_ciconia_-_Weltvogelpark_Walsrode.jpg (cropped)
Author: Olaf Oliviero Riemer | License: CC BY-SA 3.0 as on 7/12/18
2.Image source: https://www.flickr.com/photos/59161444@N05/33165100133/ (cropped)
Author: xulescu_g | License: CC BY-SA 2.0 as on 7/12/18
3.Image source: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:D%C3%BClmen,_Storch_auf_einer_Wiese_--_2014_--_0053.jpg (cropped)
Author: Dietmar Rabich | License: CC BY-SA 4.0 as on 7/12/18
4.Image source: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Cigogne_blanche_Ichkeul_NP.jpg (cropped)
Author: El Golli Mohamed | License: CC BY-SA 4.0 as on 7/12/18
5.Image source: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:A_Dutch_stork_in_the_cutted_grass_besides_the_road_in_Holland_-_panoramio.jpg (cropped)
Author: Henk Monster | License: CC BY 3.0 as on 7/12/18
6.Image source: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Ciconia_ciconia(Gollibolli)2.JPG (cropped)
Author: Matthias Barby | License: CC BY 3.0 as on 7/12/18
7.Image source: https://www.flickr.com/photos/42244964@N03/5746351271/ (cropped)
Author: Frank Vassen | License: CC BY 2.0 as on 7/12/18
8.Image source: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Ciconia_ciconia(Gollibolli)4.JPG (cropped)
Author:: Matthias Barby | License: CC BY 3.0 as on 7/12/18
9.Source: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Ciconia_ciconia_-_01.jpg (cropped)
Author: Carlos Delgado | License: CC BY-SA 3.0 as on 7/12/18
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