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Stork's nest Edit or translate this description.
Group: Natural
Used on these elements
may be used on nodesshould not be used on waysshould not be used on areasshould not be used on relations
Useful combination
Status: de facto


Stork's nest. Note that mapping nesting places of nearly all birds is discouraged as this information tends to change quickly, is hard to verify and mapping it may easily lead to causing trouble for birds.

Storks are unlike many other birds, with nests typically in a prominent and clearly visible places, staying in the same location for many years and well known to people.

Therefore, mapping nests of storks is without problems that may result from mapping nesting locations that are kept secret to protect species.

It is also a long-term object, staying for many years and relatively easy to survey and identify due to its size and typically prominent location and without verifiability issues.


Power pole with storks nest and nest platform may be tagged: power=pole + natural=birds_nest + birds_nest=stork + nest_platform=yes

Typical stork's nest in Poland (on a power pole to the right). Note nest platform (taggable with nest_platform=yes) on a power pole selected by storks, protecting both birds and electric infrastructure.