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The woolly-necked stork or white-necked stork is a large (75–92 cm tall) wading bird.

The stork is glistening black overall with a black "skull cap", a downy white neck which gives it its name.

It is a widespread tropical species which breeds in Asia, from India to Indonesia, and across much of western, eastern and south-central Africa.

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The woolly-necked stork or white-necked stork is a large (75–92 cm tall) wading bird.<br />
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The stork is glistening black overall with a black "skull cap", a downy white neck which gives it its name. <br />
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It is a widespread tropical species which breeds in Asia, from India to Indonesia, and across much of western, eastern and south-central Africa.