Yellow-billed Stork
Mycteria ibis

– large bird, slightly smaller than White Stork
– potential vagrant in the WP, African origin
– probably mainly non-migratory


Yellow-billed Stork Mycteria ibis, AD
BIF1763, 04/12/2015, Lake Chamo, Ethiopia, Mathias Putze

Yellow-billed Stork Mycteria ibis, AD
BIF1764, 04/12/2015, Lake Chamo, Ethiopia, Mathias Putze

Yellow-billed Stork Mycteria ibis, AD
BIF1965, 04/12/2015, Lake Chamo, Ethiopia, Mathias Putze

Yellow-billed Stork Mycteria ibis, AD
BIF1765, 04/12/2015, Lake Chamo, Ethiopia, Mathias Putze

voice: usually nonvocal during migration

comparison species:
White Stork (v)
Oriental Stork (v)
Black Stork (v)
Abdim’s Stork (v)
Great White Pelican (v)

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