Painted Stork Mycteria leucocephala


BirdLife International. 2001. Threatened birds of Asia: the BirdLife International Red Data Book. BirdLife International, Cambridge, U.K.

Nameer, P.O., Jayadevan, P., Tom, G., Sreekumar and Sashikumar, C. 2015. Long term Population Trends of Waterbirds in Kerala over three Decades. In: Gopi, G.V. and S.A. Hussain (eds), ENVIS Bulletin Wildlife and Protected Areas in India: Waterbirds of India, pp. 44-69.

Perennou, C. P.; Mundkur, T.; Scott, D. A. 1994. The Asian Waterfowl Census 1987-1991: distribution and status of Asian waterfowl. IWRB and AWB, Slimbridge and Kuala Lumpur.

Sundar, K.S.G., Chauhan, A. S., Kittur, S. and Babu, S. 2015. Wetland loss and waterbird use of wetlands in Palwal district, Haryana, India: the role of agriculture, urbanization and conversion to fish ponds. Wetlands 35: 115-125.

Urfi, A.J. 2011. The Painted Stork: Ecology and Conservation. Springer, New York & Dordrecht.

Visal, S. and Mahood, S. 2015. Wildlife monitoring at Prek Toal Ramsar site, Tonle Sap Great Lake 2013 and 2014. Wildlife Conservation Society, Cambodia Program, Phnom Penh.

Wetlands International. 2013. Waterbird Population Estimates.

Further resources

IUCN SSC Stork, Ibis and Spoonbill Specialist Group

Detailed species accounts from the Threatened birds of Asia: the BirdLife International Red Data Book (BirdLife International 2001).

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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Species factsheet: Mycteria leucocephala. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 13/07/2020. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2020) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 13/07/2020.