Marabou Stork
Leptoptilos crumeniferus
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The marabou stork is the largest of the Tanzanian storks. The enlargements include a photo of displaying marabou storks. Note the two inflatable air sacs in the right lower photo: the bright red one at the base of the posterior neck and a pink one that hangs below the neck. The 2nd and left 4th row photos (Tarangire, 2-17) are courtesy of Stuart Webb. The other photos were taken at Lake Eyasi, Tarangire, and Ngorongoro Crater. Click the right lower photo to see 30 enlargements.
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All unattributed images on this website are:
copyright © 2001-22 Ron Eggert or David Peterson
All other images are the property of the indicated photographers:
Owen Evans, Peter Wyckoff, Karoline Hornik, Stefan Hitz
Michael Bassler, Rick Carlson, Stuart Webb, Brad Johnson

Last Update this page: 8-12-22