HERE COMES THE STORK !

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Published on March 8, 2014

Author: PepaTodorova

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PowerPoint Presentation: HERE COMES THE STORK ! PowerPoint Presentation: "Stork, stork, fly away, Stand not on one leg, I pray… PowerPoint Presentation: …See your wife is in her nest, With her little ones at rest.” PowerPoint Presentation: It’s spring time again ! We look into the sky hoping to see a tornado of white and black currents. PowerPoint Presentation: They ride these currents up from Sub-Saharan Africa, through Turkey, and onto Europe. PowerPoint Presentation: Many people associate storks with good luck and look forward to the birds’ return each spring. PowerPoint Presentation: Storks and babies have been linked together for centuries. PowerPoint Presentation: The legend is very ancient, but was popularised by Hans Christian Andersen... PowerPoint Presentation: …in a story called “The Storks”. PowerPoint Presentation: Most storks are found in flocks except during the breeding season, when they pair off. PowerPoint Presentation: These are the storks that like to build large twig nests of chimneys and rooftops. PowerPoint Presentation:  Each spring, the birds often return to the same nests. Scientific classification: Scientific classification Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Class: Aves Subclass: Neornithes Infraclass: Neognathae Superorder: Aequornithes Order: Ciconiiformes Family: Ciconiidae PowerPoint Presentation: The stork family ( Ciconiidae ) is related to the herons, flamingos, and ibises. PowerPoint Presentation: There are 21 species of storks spread over all the continents except Antarctica. PowerPoint Presentation:  Storks range from about 60 cm to more than 150 cm in height. PowerPoint Presentation:  The European member of the stork family is called White Stork ( Ciconia ciconia ) Other types of storks are spread in America, Africa, Asia and Australia : Other types of storks are spread in America, Africa, Asia and Australia Wood stork ( Mycteria americana ) (the only stork to breed in the U.S .) Marabou ( Leptoptilos crumeniferus ) ( breeds in Africa south of the Sahara) PowerPoint Presentation: African wood stork ( Ibis ibis), or yellow-billed stork (occurs in Africa south of the Sahara and in Madagascar) PowerPoint Presentation: Saddle-billed stork ( Ephippiorhynchus senegalensis ) (resident breeder in sub-Saharan Africa and West Africa) Asian Openbill ( Anastomus oscitans ) (breeds mainly in the Indian subcontinent and Southeast Asia ) PowerPoint Presentation: Painted Stork ( Mycteria leucocephala ) (breads in tropical Asia in the Indian Subcontinent, extending into Southeast Asia ) Black-necked Stork ( Ephippiorhynchus asiaticus ) (resident species across South and Southeast Asia with a population in Australia ) PowerPoint Presentation: People believe that storks bring harmony to a family on whose property they nest . PowerPoint Presentation: Thanks for watching! PowerPoint Presentation: Images, Information & m usic source: INTERNET Created by: Pepa St.

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