Abdim's Stork
Ciconia abdimii

Abdim's Stork
Abdim's Stork
White-bellied Stork
Abdim's Stork has a blue face with a red eye and a purple iridescent sheen on its black plumage.
Abdim's Stork
Abdim's Stork
White-bellied Stork
It is native to eastern sub-Saharan Africa and the adjacent corner of Yemen. (Abdim was an Ottoman governor in Sudan.).
Abdim's Stork The flamingo impression.
Abdim's Stork The colourful face.
Abdim's Stork Diet is mainly large insects like locusts but can include small vertebrates.
White-bellied Stork
Abdim's Stork
Abdim's Stork
Confusingly, it is sometimes called the White-bellied Stork (many species of stork are white-bellied).
Abdim's stork in flight
White-bellied stork
Abdim's stork blue-faced
It grows to three-quarters of a metre tall.
White-bellied Stork Males look similar to . . .
Abdim's Stork on nest . . . females
Abdim's Stork on nest Abdim's Storks around chicks in the nest.
Abdim's storks in flight
White-bellied storks in flight
Abdim's storks in flight
Abdim's Storks in flight.