ABDIM'S STORK

(Ciconia abdimii)

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Roberts VI / VII 85 / 465
Clements 2000 22.0080
Howard & Moore 2
(CBOS 5)
23-8

 

A largish bird (about 76 cm) found in most of Africa south of the Sahara and south western Arabia. In southern Africa it is a very common nonbreeding migrant occurring north of the Orange River. Highly gregarious, large flocks forage in open veld for larger insects, frogs, lizards and mice.

 

List of Stamps showing Abdim's Stork

Country

SG

Michel

Year

Value

Congo (Kinshasa) 0471 0141 1963 40c
Monaco 2029 1995 1991 2f
Namibia 0650   1994 40c
Namibia 0947 2003 $3.85
Venda 0074  0073 1983 40c