ABDIM'S STORK

SCIENTIFIC NAME:  Ciconia abdimii

HABITAT:  Open grassland, pastures, and savanna woodland often near water but also in semi-arid areas of Africa.

CONSERVATION STATUS:   Least Concern

FUN FACT:  Superstitious beliefs prevent human disturbance of this species, as a result the birds frequent roofs of native dwellings.

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Garden City, KS 67846

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