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Ciconiidae
コウノトリ科
kō-no-tori-ka

鹳科
guàn kē

鸛科
guàn kē

황새과
hwang-sae-gwa

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Information is from dictionaries and other sources. Species list may not be current. Korean glosses are tentative. Comments and corrections welcome. Hover over Green Lettering Green lettering at this site hides a tool tip with glosses, further explanations, etc. Hover cursor to reveal. to see additional information.

The Japanese word for 'stork' is コウノトリ kō-no-tori, literally 'stork bird'. This is written with the single Chinese character . The name コウノトリ kō-no-tori is usually applied to the White Stork Ciconia ciconia (now C. boyciana). Other types of stork are named コウ -kō, also written with the character , e.g. ナベコウ nabe-kō 'pot stork' Ciconia nigra, written 鍋鸛.

The storks are sometimes known as コウヅル kō-zuru 'stork crane', written 鸛鶴.

Species names

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Ciconia nigra
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Black stork

Cigogne noire
Schwarzstorch
Черный аист
ナベコウ
(鍋鸛)
nabe-kō
'pot stork'
  黑鹳
(黑鸛)
hēi-guàn
'black stork'
(黑鹳)
黑鸛
hēi-guàn
'black stork'
锅鹳
(鍋鸛)
guō-guàn
'pot stork'
乌鹳
(烏鸛)
wū-guàn
'dark stork' (FS)
먹황새
meok-hwang-sae
'inky stork-bird'
Ciconia boyciana
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Oriental white stork
Oriental stork

Cigogne orientale
Schwarzschnabelstorch
Дальневосточный аист,
Черноклювый аист
コウノトリ
()
kō-no-tori
'stork bird' (Wikipedia)
ニホンコウノトリ
(日本鸛)
nihon kōnotori
'Japanese stork'
东方白鹳
(東方白鸛)
dōngfāng bái guàn
'Oriental white stork'
(东方白鹳)
東方白鸛
dōngfāng bái guàn
'Oriental white stork'

()
guàn
'stork'
白鹳
(白鸛)
bái-guàn
'white stork' (FS)
老鹳
(老鸛)
lǎo guàn
'old stork' (FS)
水老鹳
(水老鸛)
shuǐ lǎo guàn
'water old stork' (FS)
鹳雀
(鸛雀)
guàn-què
'stork sparrow'
灰鹤
(灰鶴)
huī hè
'grey crane' (normally refers to Grus grus Common crane)
负釜
(負釜)
fù-fǔ
'carry pot?'
황새
hwang-sae
'stork-bird'