Wood Stork Evening Flight

Wood stork wings tips generally appear black. But if the sunlight hits them just right, such as in this early evening flight across the salt marsh, their wing tip feathers can almost glow with a green iridescence.

Wood Stork Evening Flight

12 thoughts on “Wood Stork Evening Flight

    • Thanks Sylvia, it’s now gotten to the point of where it could be possible for us to see a wood stork at any time of year. It used to be that seeing one or two in summer was a big deal. Good news.

  1. I see that iridescence. Lovely! That is a great shot of his wings being forward — with his unusual face and bill showing through.

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