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Shoebill

Balaeniceps rex

Description:

Shoebills are big stork-like a birds with a yellow bill that is shaped like a shoe. It has black feathers and tall legs. Its neck is quite short. Shoebills are able to stand still for long times, like a bird-statue. This Shoebill was quite tall, probably around 1 meter in height.

Habitat:

This Shoebill lives in Jurong Bird Park Singapore. The spot that it lives had a small water fall and a lot of ground plantations. It was living in a shady area there.

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Singapore American School
Spotted by a stud ent at Singapore American School

Singapore, Singapore

Spotted on Jul 28, 2012
Submitted on Mar 16, 2013

Spotted for Mission

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