Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Storks :: Marabou Stork
Marabou Stork Leptoptilos crumeniferus
Described by: Lesson (1831)
Alternate common name(s): Marabou
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors
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RangeW., c. and e. Africa;
Ex. sw. Mauritania, Senegambia, Guinea-Bissau, Guinea, Sierra Leone, Liberia, s. Mali (Niger River), Ivory Coast, Ghana, Togo, Benin, Burkina Faso, s. Niger to s. Nigeria, Cameroon, Gabon, s. Chad, Central African Republic, s. Sudan, Ethiopia, Eritrea, w. Somalia, Kenya (traditional tree colonies at Kitale, Garissa, Kibwezi, Hunter's Lodge and Lake Manyara), Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi, Tanzania, Zaire, e. Congo (Congo River), ex. e. and s. Angola, Zambia, Malawi, Mozambique, Zimbabwe, n. Botswana, n. and c. Namibia, e. and c. South Africa (Transvaal and Natal).
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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.
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