The Gigantic Stork Nests on the Rooftops of France’s Grand-Est

Across the Alsace region in north-eastern France, near the German border, the houses and chimneys are topped with special platforms. These are to accommodate the resident stork population (Les cigognes blanches), 1-metre tall migrating birds with long, slender beaks. Their elaborate nests on the rooftops can be gigantic – weighing 500kg and almost as large … More The Gigantic Stork Nests on the Rooftops of France’s Grand-Est