saddle-billed stork


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Related to saddle-billed stork: marabou stork, Ephippiorhynchus

sad·dle-billed stork

 (săd′l-bĭld′)
n.
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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A magnificent male saddle-billed stork was standing in the shallow water near the edge of the dam.
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.
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