saddlebill


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saddlebill

(ˈsædəlˌbɪl)
n
(Animals) a large black-and-white stork, Ephippiorhynchus senegalensis, of tropical Africa, having a heavy red bill with a black band around the middle and a yellow patch at the base. Also called: jabiru
[C19 (as saddle-bill stork): so called because of the appearance of its bill]
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Noun1.saddlebill - large black-and-white stork of tropical Africa; its red bill has a black band around the middle
stork - large mostly Old World wading birds typically having white-and-black plumage
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The blacknecked, saddlebill, and jabiru storks (genera Xenorhynchus, Ephippiorhynchus, and Jabiru).