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Abdim's Stork portrait Also known as the white-bellied stork Abdim's stork,Ciconia abdimii,african birds,african stork,bird,exotic birds,white-bellied stork Click/tap to enlarge

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  1. Fantastic! Posted 3 years ago
  2. How beautiful this stork capture is. And the species so diminutive in size. Posted 3 years ago

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The Abdim's stork, also known as white-bellied stork, is a black stork with grey legs, red knees and feet, grey bill and white underparts. It has red facial skin in front of eye and blue skin near the bill in breeding season. It is the smallest species of stork, at 73 cm and a weight of just over 1 kg. The female lays two to three eggs and is slightly smaller than the male.

Similar species: Storks And Spoonbills
Species identified by pedalmasher
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Uploaded Jan 4, 2015. Captured Jan 1, 1970 01:00.
  • Canon EOS 70D
  • f/5.6
  • 1/2048s
  • ISO250
  • 400mm