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Roda u gradu ...

Rode (lat. Ciconiidae) su familija visokih ptica, dugih nogu i vratova, dugog i tvrdog kljuna.
Visina varira od 75 cm (Ciconia abdimii) do 150 cm (africka sjedlarica).
Kljun je takodje uvijek dugacak i jak, ali razlicitog oblika kod razlicitih vrsta.
Perje roda je u crnim i bijelim tonovima, u zavisnosti od vrste.
Rode su teske ptice, sirokog raspona krila. Primjera radi, roda marabu je tezak oko 9 kg i ima raspon krila od 3,2 metra te cini jednu od dviju ptica, pored andskog kondora, koje imaju najsiri raspon krila od svih kopnenih ptica.
Rode snesu tri do pet jaja. Velicina jajeta varira od 5,5 cm (Ciconia abdimii) do 8,5 cm (marabu), a tezina izmedju 58 i 146 g. Oba partnera leze na jajima od 25 do 38 dana i obezbjedjuju hranu za mlade.
Rode su mesozderi, jedu zabe, insekte, gustere, zmije, crve, gliste, male ptice i sisare kao sto su hrcci.

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Storks in town ...

Storks (Latin Ciconiidae) are a family of high bird with long legs and necks, long and hard beak.
Height varies from 75 cm (Ciconia abdimii) to 150 cm (African sjedlarica).
The bill is still too long and strong, but different forms in different species.
Stork feathers in black and white tones, depending on the species.
Storks are heavy birds, a wide wingspan. For example, the marabou stork weighs about 9 pounds and has a wingspan of 3.2 meters makes the one of the birds, in addition to Andean condors, which have the widest wingspan of all land birds.
Storks lay three to five eggs. Egg size varies from 5.5 cm (Ciconia abdimii) to 8.5 cm (marabou), a weight between 58 and 146 g. Both partners brood of 25 to 38 days and provide food for the young.
Storks are carnivores, they eat frogs, insects, lizards, snakes, worms, earthworms, small birds and mammals such as hamsters.

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