The breeding biology of Abdim's Stork Ciconia abdimii in the far north of Benin

  title={The breeding biology of Abdim's Stork Ciconia abdimii in the far north of Benin},
  author={Jacques Boco Adjakpa},
  pages={61 - 63}
  • J. B. Adjakpa
  • Published 1 January 2000
  • Environmental Science
  • Ostrich
Adjakpa, J.B. 2000. The breeding biology of Abdim's Stork Ciconia abdimii in the far north of Benin. Ostrich 71 (1 & 2): 61–63. Little is known about the biology of Abdim's Stork Ciconia abdimii, in Benin. I studied the nesting of this intra- African migrant in the wet season of 1996. Breeding pairs arrived at the end of March 1996. Seven nest sites were found, involving 92 pairs; the largest colony was of 51 pairs. The storks used five different large tree species for nesting. Egg-laying began… 

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