(syn. Mycteria Ϯ Painted Stork M. leucocephala) Gr. διπλος diplos double < δυο duo two; κερκος kerkos tail; "The next form is a somewhat peculiar one. It has the upper tail-coverts disposed like the tail of a Drongo, the outermost feathers long, the median short, and these feathers being of a stiff texture, give it the appearance of having a double tail. ... (Diplura, or Diplocercus, Blyth.) 920. Ciconia leucocephala, GMELIN" (Jerdon 1864).