Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Storks :: Yellow-billed Stork

Yellow-billed Stork Mycteria ibis

Described by: Linnaeus (1766)
Alternate common name(s): Wood Ibis, Wood Stork
Old scientific name(s): Ibis ibis, Tantalus ibis


Queen Elizabeth National Park, Uganda - Dec, 2005 © Tom Tarrant  Location unknown - Date unknown © Dan Marsh  Location unknown - Date unknown © Dan Marsh  Location unknown - Date unknown © Dan Marsh  Kruger National Park, South Africa - 2003 © Kees Bakker 
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Africa s. of the Sahara to n. South Africa; W. Madagascar;
Two populations;
Coastal sw. Morocco, sw. Mauritania, Senegambia, Guinea-Bissau, Guinea, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Togo, Benin, s. Mali, Burkina Faso, s. Niger, Nigeria, Cameroon, Gagon, Congo, s. Chad, Central African Republic, c. Sudan, Ethiopia, Eritrea, Djibouti, w. Somalia, Kenya (near Kisumu), Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi, Tanzania, Zaire, Angola, Zambia (Luangwa Valley), Malawi, Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Namibia, Botswana, South Africa (Lake St. Lucia, n. Zululand, Transvaal, Orange Free State and Natal) and the cw. coast of Madagascar (Betsiboka River and Lakes Bemamba and Kinkony).


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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.


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