African Migrants in Siaya


abdims stock flying © muoki kioko

Abdim’s storks are migrants from the Northern Tropic’s arriving around October and departing mid-April.


Migrating abdim's storks © muoki Kioko 2016

Moving in flocks sometimes hundreds at a go, visiting grasslands and cultivated areas of Siaya

They Make spectacular nose dives as they descent.
Black and white in color with a purple tint on the black areas. Has a white under belly but difference with ‘black stork’ is black stork has a red bill while abdim’s a grey one.

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