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White Stork on stop sign...epa03910744 A stork perches on a stop sign near Immerath, Germany, 15 October 2013, before continuing his journey to search for his favourite food targets - mice, frogs and other small animals.  EPA/FEDERICO GAMBARINI

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A stork perches on a stop sign near Immerath, Germany, before continuing its journey to search for its favourite food – mice, frogs and other small animals. 

A stork sits in a nest in the morning sun near Lebus, eastern Germany on August 23, 2013. Many of the species are already on their way south for the winter.

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A stork sits in a nest in the morning sun near Lebus, eastern Germany on Friday. Many species are already on their way south for the winter.