Definition of wood stork in English:

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wood stork

noun

Another term for wood ibis (sense 1).
Example sentences
  • Walk on a solitary beach or under the shade of moss-draped live oaks… watch a wood stork fishing the tidal creeks or salt marshes… surf cast for game fish… For a one-of-a kind escape, come to the uncrowded haven of Little St. Simons.
  • The three-acre Pelican Island Bird Reservation on Florida's Atlantic coast - since expanded and renamed the Pelican Island National Wildlife Refuge - remains a haven for brown pelicans and the endangered wood stork.
  • This will be an important determination to make before a proposal to reclassify the wood stork from endangered to threatened can be made; the species' recovery plan calls for at least 2,500 nesting pairs in the south Florida area.

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