Mycteria leucocephala (English) [ IPA: Mycteria leucoc ASM: মিকটেৰিয়া লিয়কুচেফালা]
Contributed by: Anjal Borah (অঞ্জল বৰা) on 2009-08-26
1. Bird(Common Noun-Common &/or Masculine) Painted stork is a tropical species, belonging to the stork family of Ciconiidae. The bird is found in the Asian continent, covering the area from India and Sri Lanka to Southeast Asia. They are resident birds and are found in Indian lowland wetlands, with trees. The Painted stork of India is a tall and slim bird, which grows to a height of 95 to 100 cm. The bird is mostly white in color, with the exception of its wings and chest feathers that have black and white markings. The color of the lower back, along with the legs, is light pink. The head of the Painted storks is only partly covered with feathers and is orange in color. জলাহ অঞ্চলত বাস কৰা এবিধ ডাঙৰ চৰাই৷