Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Chordata > Subphylum Vertebrata > Superclass Gnathostomata > Superclass Tetrapoda > Class Aves > Order Ciconiiformes > Family Ciconiidae > Genus Ciconia

Ciconia nigra (Linnaeus, 1758)

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Original genus

Ardea Linnaeus, 1758

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

CiconiaBrisson, 1760accepted genus name

Species group names

Ardea nigra Linnaeus, 1758 objective synonym

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 Albanian: lejleku i zi sources: DHORA, DH. 2008: Fjalor i emrave të kafshëve të Shqipërisë (Emri shkencor – Shqip – Anglisht) / Dictionary of animal names of Albania (Scientific names – Albanian – English). Camaj – Pipa. Shkodër, Albania. pp. 288.
 Bulgarian: Черен щъркел sources: Bulgarian PESI focal point
 Danish: Sort stork sources: danish PESI focal point
 Dutch: Zwarte ooievaar sources: Dutch Species Register
 English-United States: Black Stork sources: Charles Hussey
 German: Schwarzstorch sources: german PESI focal point
 Greek: Μαύρος πελαργός ; Μαύρος πελαργός sources: Greek PESI focal point
 Israel (Hebrew): חסידה שחורה sources: Hebrew PESI focal point
 Italian: Cicogna nera sources: italian PESI focal point
 Lithuanian: juodasis gandras sources: Lithuanian PESI focal point
 Norwegian: svartstork sources: Norwegian PESI focal point
 Norwegian Bokmål: svartstork sources: Syst. Nat. ed. 10 p. 142
 Norwegian Nynorsk: svartstork sources: Syst. Nat. ed. 10 p. 142
 Romanian: Barza neagră; Barză neagră sources: Romania PESI focal point
 Russian: черный аист sources: Russian PESI focal point
 Slovenian: črna štorklja sources: Slovenian PESI focal point
 Spanish, Castillian: Cigüeña negra sources: spanish PESI focal point
 Swedish: svart stork
 Turkish: Kara leylek sources: Turkish PESI focal point
 Ukrainian: Лелека чорний; Чорний лелека sources: Ukraine PESI focal point;Ukranian PESI focal point
 Welsh: ciconia du



External Links



Drs Cees Roselaar. Ciconia nigra (Linnaeus, 1758). Accessed through: Fauna Europaea at http://www.faunaeur.org/full_results.php?id=96673




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