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Black Stork (Ciconia nigra)

 
 

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09:46 09/09/16
08/09 16:35
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one flew over A391 late afternoon yesterday
11:47 08/09/16
11:35
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one feeding above viaduct at inlet end from 11:20-11:35 then flew off
15:10 07/09/16
14:55
still over Fortuneswell
14:49 07/09/16
14:47
one over the middle of the island
Unconfirmed
13:14 06/09/16
12:45
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probable thermalling over Peak Lane then flew northeast
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one reported flying west this afternoon
08:56 01/09/16
31/08 18:30
again in flight yesterday at 18:30
Reported
19:42 22/08/16
one reported in stubble field towards Horeham but flew off east
16:06 17/08/16
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one by airport in sheep field at Rose Farm
19:44 07/08/16
06/08 17:00
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soared over from east and departed to southeast yesterday

10 reports returned.

More reports of Black Stork More reports of Black Stork

hide section Most recent photos of Black Stork (25)

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Ein Hamifratz, Israel
10/01/17
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Ein Hamifratz, Israel
10/01/17
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Cabranosa, Sagres, Portugal
17/10/16
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Mount Row, Guernsey
17/07/16
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Monfrague, Spain
24/05/16
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Lesbos, Greece
26/04/16
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Isla Mayor rice fields, Spain
10/12/15
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Donana, Spain
09/12/15
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Casa de Bombas,Donana, Spain
09/12/15
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Isla Mayor rice fields, Spain
10/12/15
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Cadiz, Spain
07/10/15
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Tarifa, Spain
11/09/15
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Sunk Island, E Yorks
13/09/15
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Sunk Island, E Yorks
13/09/15
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Sunk Island, E Yorks
11/09/15
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Sunk Island, E Yorks
11/09/15
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Cooden, E Sussex
06/09/15
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Sunk Island, E Yorks
03/09/15
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Sunk Island, E Yorks
03/09/15
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Sunk Island, E Yorks
03/09/15
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Stone Creek, E Yorks
30/08/15
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Stone Creek, E Yorks
30/08/15
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Cooden, E Sussex
17/08/15
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Bexhill, E Sussex
17/08/15
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Bexhill, E Sussex
17/08/15

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hide section Accepted historical records for Black Stork (270)

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Black Stork has been reported in the following areas (for more details, click a county name):

Alderney Alderney (2)
Anglesey Anglesey (2)
Argyll Argyll (1)
Borders Borders (2)
Bucks Bucks (2)
Cambs Cambs (3)
Carmarthen Carmarthen (1)
Ceredigion Ceredigion (1)
Clare Clare (1)
Cleveland Cleveland (5)
Clwyd Clwyd (1)
Clyde Clyde (1)
Cornwall Cornwall (13)
Cumbs Cumbs (5)
Derbys Derbys (3)
Devon Devon (15)
Dorset Dorset (10)
Dublin Dublin (1)
Dumf & Gall Dumf & Gall (1)
Durham Durham (10)
E Sussex E Sussex (7)
E Yorks E Yorks (5)
East Glamorgan East Glamorgan (1)
Essex Essex (8)
Glos Glos (2)
Guernsey Guernsey (4)
Gwent Gwent (1)
Gwynedd Gwynedd (2)
Hants Hants (11)
Herts Herts (2)
Highland Highland (7)
IOW IOW (4)
Jersey Jersey (3)
Kent Kent (23)
Lancs Lancs (7)
Leics Leics (3)
Lincs Lincs (5)
London London (5)
Lothian Lothian (1)
Manc'r Manc'r (1)
Moray/Nairn Moray/Nairn (1)
N Yorks N Yorks (11)
NE Scotland NE Scotland (2)
Norfolk Norfolk (14)
Northants Northants (2)
Northumbs Northumbs (3)
Notts Notts (4)
Orkney Orkney (4)
Outer Hebrides Outer Hebrides (3)
Oxon Oxon (1)
Pembroke Pembroke (3)
Perth/Kinross Perth/Kinross (1)
Powys Powys (2)
S Yorks S Yorks (1)
Scilly Scilly (7)
Shetland Shetland (1)
Shrops Shrops (2)
Somerset Somerset (7)
Staffs Staffs (2)
Suffolk Suffolk (18)
Surrey Surrey (3)
W Sussex W Sussex (7)
W Yorks W Yorks (1)
Wilts Wilts (6)
Worcs Worcs (1)

Accepted records (270)

Surrey
N. A. J. Hudson and the Rarities Committee, British Birds 109: 580
Staines Moor, 1CY, 18th September, photo.
Essex
N. A. J. Hudson and the Rarities Committee, British Birds 109: 580
Clacton-on-Sea, 1CY, 28th August, photo; also in Suffolk.
Suffolk
N. A. J. Hudson and the Rarities Committee, British Birds 109: 580
Landguard, 1CY, 28th August; same as Essex.
Sussex, East
N. A. J. Hudson and the Rarities Committee, British Birds 109: 580
Rye Harbour, 1CY, 12th August; presumed same, Bexhill-on-Sea and nearby areas, 14th August to 5th September, photo; same, as Kent; also in Dorset.
Lincolnshire
N. A. J. Hudson and the Rarities Committee, British Birds 109: 580
Covenham Reservoir, 1CY+, 11th August.
Dorset
N. A. J. Hudson and the Rarities Committee, British Birds 109: 579-580
Arne RSPB, 1CY, 8th to 9th August, photo; presumed same, Portland then Weymouth, 11th August, photo; presumed same, Abbotsbury, then West Bexington, 11th to 12th August, photo; same as Kent; also in Sussex.
Kent
N. A. J. Hudson and the Rarities Committee, British Birds 109: 580
Lydd-on-Sea and Dungeness, 1CY, 7th August, photo; also in Dorset, Sussex.
North-east Scotland
K. Hamper, Scottish Birds 35: 359-360, plates 341 & 342; N. A. J. Hudson and the Rarities Committee, British Birds 109: 580
Loch of Strathbeg RSPB, 1CY, 6th to 24th August, darvic ring F05P, photo.
Yorkshire, North
N. A. J. Hudson and the Rarities Committee, British Birds 109: 581
Wykeham Forest, Sawdon, 1CY+, 5th August; presumed same, Mickleby, 5th August.
Nottinghamshire
N. A. J. Hudson and the Rarities Committee, British Birds 109: 580
Hoveringham, 1CY+, 4th August.

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Rejected records (18) Rejected records (18)

Distribution of accepted Black Stork reports by county
Kent (25 records)
Suffolk (23 records)
Norfolk (17 records)
Cornwall (15 records)
Devon (14 records)
North Yorkshire (13 records)
Hampshire (12 records)
Dorset (11 records)
Durham (11 records)
Highland (11 records)
East Sussex (10 records)
Essex (10 records)
Lancashire & North Merseyside (8 records)
Northumberland (8 records)
Isles of Scilly (8 records)
West Sussex (7 records)
Somerset (7 records)
Isle of Wight (6 records)
Lincolnshire (6 records)
Greater London (6 records)
Cumbria (6 records)
East Yorkshire (6 records)
Cleveland (5 records)
Wiltshire (5 records)
Orkney (5 records)
Nottinghamshire (4 records)
Surrey (4 records)
Hertfordshire (4 records)
Derbyshire (3 records)
Cambridgeshire (3 records)
Shetland (3 records)
Outer Hebrides (3 records)
West Yorkshire (3 records)
East Glamorgan (3 records)
Pembrokeshire (3 records)
Lothian (2 records)
South Yorkshire (2 records)
Borders (2 records)
North-east Scotland (2 records)
Moray & Nairn (2 records)
Anglesey (2 records)
Gwynedd (2 records)
Clwyd (2 records)
Powys (2 records)
Staffordshire (2 records)
Shropshire (2 records)
Buckinghamshire (2 records)
Gloucestershire (2 records)
Leicestershire & Rutland (2 records)
Northamptonshire (2 records)
Greater Manchester (1 record)
Oxfordshire (1 record)
Gwent (1 record)
Dublin (1 record)
Clare (1 record)
Ceredigion (Cardigan) (1 record)
Carmarthen (Caerfyrddin) (1 record)
Argyll (1 record)
Clyde (1 record)
Perth & Kinross (1 record)
Dumfries & Galloway (1 record)
Worcestershire (1 record)
BLACK STORK
No. records (frequency)
25–25 (1) (1)25–25 (1)
19–24 (1) (1)19–24 (1)
13–18 (4) (4)13–18 (4)
7–12 (11) (11)7–12 (11)
1–6 (45) (45)1–6 (45)

(Click the squares for reports from that county.)

hide section European breeding populations (34)

Albania: 10-20 pairs, trend unknown (2002)
Armenia: 4-6 pairs, stable (1997-2002)
Austria: 200-300 pairs, increasing (1998-2002)
Azerbaijan: 50-200 pairs, increasing (1996-2000)
Belarus: 950-1,300 pairs, increasing (1997-2002)
Belgium: 31-41 pairs, increasing (2000-2002)
Bosnia and Herzegovina: present, trend unknown (1985-89)
Bulgaria: 180-220 pairs, increasing (1997-2002)
Croatia: 350-400 pairs, stable (2002)
Czech Republic: 300-400 pairs, increasing (2000)
Denmark: 0-2 pairs, stable (1998-2001)
Estonia: 80-120 pairs, decreasing (1998)
France: 13 pairs, stable (2002)
Georgia: present, trend unknown (2003)
Germany: 330-390 pairs, increasing (1995-1999)
Greece: 30-50 pairs, increasing (1995-2000)
Hungary: 210-280 pairs, increasing (1995-2002)
Italy: 4-6 pairs, increasing (2003)
Latvia: 500-700 pairs, decreasing (1990-2000)
Lithuania: 600-800 pairs, decreasing (1999-2001)
Luxembourg: 4-7 pairs, increasing (2002)
Macedonia: 45-50 pairs, decreasing (1998-2000)
Moldova: 8-12 pairs, increasing (1990-2000)
Poland: 1,100-1,200 pairs, increasing (2000-2001)
Portugal: 85-96 pairs, stable (1997)
Romania: 160-250 pairs, stable (1996-2002)
Russia: 400-700 pairs, stable (1990-2000)
Serbia and Montenegro: 110-120 pairs, stable (1990-2002)
Slovakia: 400-600 pairs, increasing (1980-1999)
Slovenia: 25-35 pairs, stable (1990-2000)
Spain: 250-1,000 pairs, increasing (1998-2002)
Sweden: 1-2 pairs, increasing (1999-2000)
Turkey : 1,000-2,000 pairs, stable (2001)
Ukraine: 330-480 pairs, increasing (1990-2000)

Information from BirdLife International/European Bird Census Council (2000) European Bird Populations: Estimates and Trends. BirdLife Conservation Series No. 10. BirdLife International, Cambridge.

Max. population density of Black Stork by country (breeding pairs/1000 sq km; for illustration only)

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