It mainly eats insects and other invertebrates, doing most of its foraging by slowly walking through water or vegetation, stabbing at prey.
The Woolly-necked Stork is a broad winged soaring bird, which relies on moving between thermals of hot air for sustained long distance flight.
The large stick nest is built in a forest tree, and 2-5 eggs form the typical clutch.
The Woolly-necked Stork is a large bird, typically 85cm tall. I
My Woolly necked stork sightings at Shindzela in the Timbavati, South-Africa.
It is a resident breeder in wetlands with trees.
It is a widespread tropical species which breeds in Africa, and also in Asia from India to Indonesia.