Black Stork Ciconia nigra (Linnaeus, 1758)

Order: Ciconiiformes Family: Ciconiidae Status: Vagrant to Madeira

Ciconia nigra Biometrics

Wingspan: 165 - 180 cm (Beaman & Madge, 2011)
Total length: 95 - 100 cm (Beaman & Madge, 2011)
Weight: 2.5 - 3 kg (Hume, 2002)

Status

Madeira local status by Romano et al, 2010: Exceptional
Madeira local status by Zino et al, 1995: Only 1 record
Conservation status by the IUCN Red List Categories, 2013: Least Concern ver 3.1

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