saddle-billed stork

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Related to saddle-billed stork: marabou stork, Ephippiorhynchus

sad·dle-billed stork

A large stork (Ephippiorhynchus senegalensis) of tropical Africa, having a white body with black wing and tail feathers and a very long black, red, and yellow bill. Also called jabiru.
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The birds in the background are a mixture of saddle-billed stork, sacred ibis, hamer kops and herons; Above: a village in the Nuba Mountains, Sudan.
This saddle-billed stork (above) waded along until .
Over 150 different species of birdlife can be found at Imire, including raptors such as the snake eagle, martial eagle and African hawk eagle and water birds such as the fish eagle, green-backed heron, grey heron and kingfishers, plus secretary birds and saddle-billed storks.