Marabou Stork

Marabou Stork, © Michael Plagens

Large conspicuous bird common near farms, marshes, and even in cities. Comes to carrion and visits garbage dumps.

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Yellow-billed Stork

Yellow-billed Stork © Michael Plagens

Huge yellow bill on white bird with black wing feathers. Often wades in shallow water.

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White Stork

White Stork in Kenya, © Michael Plagens

From Europe and Asia these elegant birds migrate to Kenya for the winter.

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Saddle-billed Stork

Saddle-billed Stork in Kenya, © Michael Plagens

There is a black band encircling the bright red bill. Lower back and neck are black.

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African Openbill

African Openbill Stork in Kenya, © Michael Plagens

Plumage almost entirely blue-black. An open gap between the upper and lower mandibles.

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Kenya Natural History

Copyright Michael J. Plagens, page created 30 Nov. 2016,
updated 29 Jne 2017.

By no means am I an expert on the Natural History of Kenya because I am new to exploring this part of the World. By creating a page for the species as I learn them, I am teaching myself, sharing with others. If you find an error or appreciate my efforts please send me a message.