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BirdNote: Wood Storks And Climate Change

Geoff Coe

Wood Storks nest in trees, often in big colonies, and only when conditions are just right for them. Because of their feeding technique, they thrive in the early part of the dry season, when receding floodwaters concentrate fish in small pools. But this method of feeding is effective only when the rainy season is normal.

In some years, increased droughts brought about by global climate change prevent Wood Storks from breeding at all. Learn more about Wood Stork conservation. Have you ever seen a Wood Stork? Find us on Facebook and share your story.