black stork

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n black stork Old World stork that is glossy black above and white below
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Usage

In literature:

It was large, low, wide, and black; and on one side a long slender tower like a stork's neck projected above the roof.
"Taras Bulba and Other Tales" by Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol
The ospreys and the wood pigeons used to build in it, the blue raven and even the black stork!
"Stories from Hans Andersen" by Hans Christian Andersen
There water-wagtails, wood-pigeons, blue ravens, and even black storks built their nests.
"The Sand-Hills of Jutland" by Hans Christian Andersen
Therefore the tree with the black stork's nest was left standing.
"What the Moon Saw: and Other Tales" by Hans Christian Andersen
Canon Tristram observed black storks among the shallows of the Dead Sea, to which their prey was brought down by tributary streams.
"Little Folks (July 1884)" by Various
In this way he reached the country of the black people, where the storks took up their abode close to the capital.
"The Yellow Fairy Book" by Leonora Blanche Alleyne Lang
STORK, black, sexual differences in the bronchi of the, ii.
"The Descent of Man and Selection in Relation to Sex" by Charles Darwin
Walking among them were several long-legged, solemn-looking Storks, pure white in color, with splashes of black upon their wings.
"Dot and Tot of Merryland" by L. Frank Baum
Shot a pair of Black Storks (1869).
"Wild Spain (España agreste)" by Abel Chapman
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In news:

Diana Churchill/For Savannah Morning News This wood stork shows a distinctive black-and-white wing pattern as it soars.
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