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    Painted Storks in Bharatpur National Park


    by WildFilmsIndia

    "Painted Stork (Mycteria leucocephala) is a tall bird with a large heavy yellow beak and an orange/red head. It is white in color with black markings and delicate pink on the lower back and has pink legs. Nest is usually built in forest trees. The bird flies with its neck outstretched. The adult is 95 to 100 cm tall, mainly white with black flight feathers. The head is red, while the long downcurved bill is yellow. Legs and tail are pink. There is dark barring on the breast. Diet consists of fish, frogs and large insects. They are not migratory and only make short distance movements in some parts of their range in response to food and for breeding. This footage is part of the professionally-shot stock footage archive of Wilderness Films India Ltd., the largest collection of imagery from South Asia. The Wilderness Films India collection comprises of thousands of hours of high quality broadcast imagery, mostly shot on HDCAM 1080i High Definition, HDV and Digital Betacam. Write to us for licensing this footage on a broadcast format, for use in your production! We pride ourselves in bringing the best of India and South Asia to the world... wfi @ and