Storks (Ciconiidae)

Abdim's Stork (Ciconia abdimii) - HBW 1, p. 459

French: Cigogne d'Abdim German: Abdimstorch Spanish: Cigüeña de Abdim
Other common names: White-bellied Stork

Taxonomy: Ciconia Abdimii Lichtenstein, 1823, Dongola, Sudan.
Formerly placed in monospecific genus Sphenorhynchus. Monotypic.

Distribution: Africa S of Sahara and SW Arabia; breeds N of equator, with most birds spending rest of year in eastern and southern parts of Africa.

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