Top 7 Facts about Storks

By: Anushka Jha

Storks are versatile birds, found in a variety of habitats including wetlands, grasslands, and forests, where they build large nests atop trees or cliffs.


These birds have a diverse diet, feeding on fish, amphibians, reptiles, small mammals, and even insects, using their sharp bills to catch prey.


Many stork species undertake long-distance migrations, traveling thousands of miles between breeding and wintering grounds, showcasing their endurance.


Storks are known for their elaborate courtship displays and communal nesting habits, where pairs work together to build and maintain their nests.


Storks often gather in large flocks, especially during migration, where they engage in social interactions such as feeding and roosting together.


 Due to habitat loss, pollution, and hunting, many stork species are considered threatened or endangered, highlighting the importance of conservation efforts.

Protected Species

 Storks have evolved unique adaptations such as long legs for wading in water, broad wings for soaring, and keen eyesight for spotting prey from afar.


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