Portents of filth: Maribou storks

Enjoying trash

Enjoying trash

I have written about the Maribou stork previously, but they make me laugh, feel pity, and groan at the same time. Hugely awkward-looking birds flying around the big city and looking out of place, when you see a Maribou stork you know that there is garbage nearby. Everytime. They are portents of filth. They wait for it, swoop down, make a strange noise that should scare any little child (which incidentally the storks are bigger than), and finally perch upon a building or a tree or in the picture below said dumpster. Waiting…

Care to join me?

Care to join me?

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2 Responses to “Portents of filth: Maribou storks”

  1. Amanda Says:

    Oh that is so, so gross. I hate birds.

  2. kim Says:

    Do they make saddles for those things?

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