Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Storks :: Abdim's Stork

Abdim's Stork Ciconia abdimii

Described by: Lichtenstein (1823)
Alternate common name(s): White-bellied Stork
Old scientific name(s): Sphenorhychus abdimii


Tarangire National Park, Tanzania - Feb 3, 2010 © Hans&Judy Beste  Kenya - Jan, 2000 © Giuliano Gerra and Silvio Sommazzi 
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Across nc. Africa to sw. Arabia;
Breeds n. of the equator then migrates s. of the equator. E. Senegambie, s. Mauritania, s. Mali, Sierra Leone, Liberia, ne. Ivory Coast, c. Ghana, Togo, Benin, Burkina Faso, s. Niger to c. Nigeria, n. Cameroon, s. Chad, n. and e. Central African Republic to c. and s. Sudan, w. and c. Ethiopia, Eritrea, Djibouti, Somalia, n.Yemen, ex. sw. Saudi Arabia, w. Kenya, Uganda, Burundi, Rwanda, ex. ne. and se. Zaire, Tanzania, Gabon, Congo, se. Angola, Zambia, Malawi, Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Botswana, ne. Namibia, e. South Africa.


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


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