2012 photographic safari - Africaraw

Etosha National Park

Marabou Stork (Leptoptilos crumeniferus) takes to the air in the early morning. Mamili National Park, Namibia
Biology Note:- Note the white legs. The storks urinates on his legs to cool down by evaporation. Note that the Marabou storks flies, like the heron, with its neck retracted. Other storks fly with their necks extended

Mamili National ParkMarabou Stork Leptoptilos crumeniferusNamibiasunrise