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As I checked the number on the ring (not seen in this picture) it turns out that White Stork NLA 2E302 was ringed 311 days ago today and and was 28 Kilometers away from the nest where it was born when I took this photo. I don't know if it left the country, and migrated south because some birds do stay here, but at least it survived it's first winter, which only very few birds do. Storks are typically ringed at about the age of 5 weeks when their legs don't grow any thicker, so this bird is just a couple of weeks away from it's first birthday...

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