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Herons and Egrets of the World:
A Photographic Journey
James A. Hancock

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TABLE OF CONTENTS:

INTRODUCTION I
CLASSIFICATION 5
CONSERVATION 15
COURTSHIP AND REPRODUCTION 20 FEEDING BEHAVIOUR AND ECOLOGY SPECIES DESCRIPTIONS 29
American Wood Stork (Mycteria americana) 35
Milky Stork (Mycteria cinerea) 43
Yellowbilled Stork (Mycteria ibis) 49
Painted Stork (Mycteria leucocephala) 53
Asian Openbill Stork (Anastomus oscitans) 59
African Openbill Stork (Anastomus lamelligerus) 63
Black Stork (Ciconia nigra) 69
Abdim's Stork (Ciconia abdimii) 75
Woollynecked Stork (Ciconia episcopus) 81
Storm's Stork (Ciconia stormi) 87
Maguari Stork (Ciconia maguari) 91
White Stork (Ciconia ciconia) 97
Oriental White Stork (Ciconia boyciana) 103
Blacknecked Stork (Ephippiorhynchus asiaticus) 109
Saddlebill Stork (Ephippiorhynchus senegalensis) 115
Jabiru Stork (Jabiru mycteria) 119
Lesser Adjutant Stork (Leptoptilos javanicus) 125
Greater Adjutant Stork (Leptoptilos dubius) 129
Marabou Stork (Leptoptilos crumeniferus) 133
Shoebill (Balaeniceps rex) 139
American White Ibis (Eudocimus ruber) 147
Barefaced This (Phimosus infuscatus) 157
Glossy This (Plegadis falcinellus) 163
Whitefaced This (Plegadis chihi) 169
Puna This (Plegadis ridgwayi) 173
Sharptailed This (Cercibis oxycerca) 177
Plumbeous This (Harpiprion caerulescens) 179
Buffnecked Ibis (Theristicus caudatus) 183
Green Ibis (Mesembrinibis cayennensis) 189
Hadada Ibis (Bostrychia hagedash) 193
Wattled Ibis (Bostrychia carunculata) 197
Olive Ibis (Bostrychia olivacea) 199
Spotbreasted Ibis (Bostrychia rara) 203
Madagascar Crested Ibis (Lophotibis cristata) 207
Sacred Ibis (Threskiornis aethiopicus) 211
Oriental White Ibis (Threskiornis melanocephalus) 217
Australian White Ibis (Threskiornis molucca) 221
Strawnecked Ibis (Threskiornis spinicollis) 227
Waldrapp Ibis (Geronticus eremita) 231
Bald Ibis (Geronticus calves) 237
Black Ibis (Pseudibis papillosa) 241
Giant Ibis (Thaumatibis gigantea) 245
Oriental Crested Ibis (Nipponia nippon) 249
Eurasian Spoonbill (Platalea leucorodia) 253
Royal Spoonbill (Platalea regia) 259
Blackfaced Spoonbill (Platalea minor) 263
African Spoonbill (Platalea alba) 267
Yellowbilled Spoonbill (Platalea flavipes) 271
Roseate Spoonbill (Platalea ajaja) 275
APPENDIX 283
BIBLIOGRAPHY 329
INDEX 383

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