Common name: White stork
Scientific name: Ciconia ciconia
Nutrition: Insects, earthworms, molluscs, amphibious, reptiles, fishes, little mammals, eggs of birds.
Features: It prefers damp environments, such as rice fields and lagoons, and open plains with agricultural fields. It is a migratory bird that, with the arrival of the low temperatures, flies mainly to South Africa where it finds plentiful food and warm weather. It is estimated that it can fly more than 100 km (60 miles) per day.
Curiosity: According to the Roman Mythology, the stork was consecrated to the goddess Venus (according to other versions to Juno).