Ciconiidae


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Ciconiidae

[‚si·kə′nī·ə‚dē]
(vertebrate zoology)
The tree storks, a family of wading birds in the order Ciconiiformes.
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To my knowledge, this is the first record of prolonged incubation in the Ciconiidae, and probably the first record of repeated prolonged incubation for wild birds in the same nest.