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Saddle-Billed Stork

Ephippiorhynchus senegalensis

Description:

Adult male with 3 active chicks.

Habitat:

Along large river. Large platform nest in bright sunlight.

Notes:

Uncommon resident, listed as endangered in South Africa. Reference: Roberts Bird Guide (Hugh Chittenden)

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1 Comment

KarenSaxton
KarenSaxton 9 months ago

Great capture

AshleyT
AshleyT 2 years ago

Your spotting has been nominated for the Spotting of the Week. The winner will be chosen by the Project Noah Rangers based on a combination of factors including: uniqueness of the shot, status of the organism (for example, rare or endangered), quality of the information provided in the habitat and description sections. There is a subjective element, of course; the spotting with the highest number of Ranger votes is chosen. Congratulations on being nominated!

10wildfig
Spotted by
10wildfig

Nkomazi, Mpumalanga, South Africa

Lat: -25.07, Long: 31.80

Spotted on May 8, 2017
Submitted on May 14, 2017

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