Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Storks :: African Openbill
African Openbill Anastomus lamelligerus
Described by: Temminck (1823)
Alternate common name(s): African Open-billed Stork, Openbill, African Open-bill Stork
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors
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RangeAfrica s. of the Sahara in unforested regions; W. Madagascar;
(1) Senegambia, e. Guinea, Sierra Leone, Liberia, s. Mali (Niger River), Ivory Coast, Ghana, Togo, Benin, Burkina Faso, s. Niger (Lake Chad), Nigeria, Cameroon, s. Chad, Central African Republic, s. Sudan, sw. Ethiopia, Eritrea, s. Somalia, Kenya (Garsen, Tana River, Kisumu), Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi, Zaire, Tanzania, Congo, Gabon, Angola, Zambia (Zambezi River, lower Kafue Basin, Luangwa Valley, Lake Bangweulu), Malawi, Mozambique, Zimbabwe, ex.n. and se. Namibia, n. e. and s. Botswana, e. South Africa.
(2) C. w. Madagascar (Mahajanga to Morombe).
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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.
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