> synanthropic, always nesting on roofs, chimneys or speciallyprepared
> poles (with lowercase p), and returning to them every spring. Asfar as
> I know, it has "always" been so, and there's a tradititionalprohibition
> against disturbing or harming storks. Destroying the nest of a pairof
> storks would be comparable in its odiousness to shooting analbatross. I
> wonder if this is something local or more widespread.Same here, except we have only two or three mating pairs left.