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Saddle-billed Stork

Ephippiorhynchus senegalensis

Description:

Shot taken in Western Serengeti, Tanzania Unremarkable, striking large bird. Bill - massive red sharp-pointed, with a black band; distinct yellow shield at its base; black body, with a white band of feathers at the base of the neck; a bright red naked skin on the chest; legs are black with dull red joints

Habitat:

Near aquatic-bodies where there are fish


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9 Comments

maplemoth662
maplemoth662 a year ago

A very beautiful, and a very colorful photo....a very remarkable photo, showing beauty and color....

KarenSaxton
KarenSaxton a year ago

One of my favorite birds: anything but unremarkable and stunning capture

Yasser
Yasser 6 years ago

Gorgeous bird!

ToshimiDowaki
ToshimiDowaki 6 years ago

Wonderful spotting!

Mona Pirih
Mona Pirih 6 years ago

wow !! That's great !!

ShannaB
ShannaB 6 years ago

Wow.

Lovely birds, love the colors!!

The MnMs
The MnMs 6 years ago

Nice stork! I had never seen this species before. Thanks for sharing!

Nayeli
Nayeli 6 years ago

Beautiful bird!

Karan Raghwa
Spotted by
Karan Raghwa

Tanzania

Lat: -2.16, Long: 34.12

Spotted on Aug 13, 2013
Submitted on Sep 26, 2013

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