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 Classification Natural Monument   200
 Name of Cultural
Black Stork (Ciconia nigra)
 Kind of Cultural
 Designated Date 1968.05.30
 Address   Nation Wide  etc.
 Description The distribution area of black stork is as follows; Iran, Amure, Usuri, the north of the northeastern districts in China, Korea, Japan, Africa, India.

The body's length of black stork is 96cm and the head and the neck, the upper chest and the back are glossy black.

The bellt is white and the bill, the legs and the eyesides are red.

The young bird totally has a blurred color mixed brown.

This birdinhabits in rice field, riverside or small vally and lives single and couple.

It builds a nest on the top of a remote high tree or on the twig of rock cliff and lays 3~5 white eggs.The black-headed stork is designated and is conserved as a Natural Monument because it is a winter migrant which rarely comes out from September to October and from January to February in Korea."