The Wood Stork breeds in southeastern Georgia and southern South Carolina and is a year-round resident of Florida (Coulter et al. 1999). In Montana, the Wood Stork is an accidental species with two records from the early 20th century (Montana Bird Distribution Committee 2012).
For a comprehensive review of the conservation status, habitat use, and ecology of this and other Montana bird species, please see Marks et al. 2016, Birds of Montana.