Marabou (Leptoptilos crumeniferus) - HBW 1, p. 464
French: Marabout d'Afrique
Spanish: Marabú Africano
Other common names: Marabou Stork
Taxonomy: Ciconia crumenifera Lesson, 1831, Senegal.
Formerly included in L. dubius, with which forms superspecies. Monotypic.
Distribution: Tropical Africa.
- Least Concern Enlarge map
VideosSee all 54 videos
the heads of several Marabou Locality Hawassa Fish Market, Hawassa, Awassa Lake, SNNPR Region, Ethiopia (Monotypic species)
Martin Kennewell 3 November 2010 2 years ago 50 sec 4.6
Two birds feeding on fish discards Locality Lake Ziway, Oromia Region, Ethiopia (Monotypic species)
Josep del Hoyo 30 November 2005 6 years ago 49 sec 4.6
Two adults, the first one in breeding plumage, with white-edged wing-coverts, the second one in non-breeding plumage Locality Lake Ziway, Oromia Region, Ethiopia (Monotypic species)
Josep del Hoyo 30 November 2005 6 years ago 27 sec 4.5
A group resting in grass Locality Nairobi National Park, Kenya (Monotypic species)
Brooke Clibbon 7 December 2002 6 years ago 14 sec 4.5
A bird on top of a tree, above a fish market Locality Awassa Lake, SNNPR Region, Ethiopia (Monotypic species)
Josep del Hoyo 18 December 2005 6 years ago 35 sec 4.4
Several birds feeding on fish discarded by fishermen Locality Awassa Lake, SNNPR Region, Ethiopia (Monotypic species)
Josep del Hoyo 18 December 2005 6 years ago 51 sec 4.4
PhotosSee all 63 photos
Locality Tendaba Airfield, Tendaba, Lower River Division , The Gambia
Paul Cools 5 February 2012 28 weeks ago 4.7
A bird with the throat air sac inflated, resting in the water.
Locality Lake Nakuru National Park, Kenya
David Valentin 24 May 2012 18 weeks ago 4.2
An adult bird walking
Locality Bioparco Abruzzo Zoo, Castel di Sangro, Abruzzo Region, Italy (Monotypic species)
raniero massoli-novelli 11 November 2011 11 weeks ago 4.2
A Marabou Stork scavenger bird in mid flight near lake Koka in Ethiopia.
Locality Debre Zeit, Ethiopia
derejeb 10 March 2013 9 weeks ago 4
An adult close to a Rüppell's Griffon (Gyps rueppellii).
Locality Tarangire National Park, Tanzania (Monotypic species)
HGhiold 26 October 2012 22 weeks ago 4
right next to a very busy road
Locality Mikumi National Park, Tanzania
François Haffner 10 September 2012 28 weeks ago 4
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