Ciconiiformes

This order comprises only one family, the Ciconiidae (storks).

Abdim´s Stork (Ciconia abdimii)

Saddle-billed Stork (Ephippiorhynchus senegalensis), (Foto: Mary Yalda)

 

White Storck (Ciconia ciconia)


References

Gibb, G.C., M. Kennedy, and D. Penny (2013), Beyond phylogeny: Pelecaniform and ciconiiform birds, and long-term niche stability, Mol. Phylogenet. Evol.

68, 229-238. (abstract)