Species Ephippiorhynchus senegalensis (Shaw, 1800) (Saddle-bill stork)

Biological classification:
  • kingdom: Animalia
  • - phylum: Chordata
  • -- class: Aves
  • --- order: Ciconiiformes
  • ---- family: Ciconiidae
  • ----- species: Ephippiorhynchus senegalensis
Characteristics:carnivore; body-length: 145 cm; red and black, banded bill, with yellow saddle at the base; black plumage with white patch on the upper back; white belly
Countries:

BW
Botswana
ET
Ethiopia
GH
Ghana
KE
Kenya
TZ
Tanzania, United Republic of
UG
Uganda
ZA
South Africa
ZM
Zambia
ZW
Zimbabwe
Ecoregions:

AT0101
Albertine Rift montane forests
AT0108
East African montane forests
AT0112
Ethiopian montane forests
AT0119
Maputaland coastal forest mosaic
AT0704
Central Zambezian Miombo woodlands
AT0705
East Sudanian savanna
AT0706
Eastern Miombo woodlands
AT0711
Northern Acacia-Commiphora bushlands and thickets
AT0714
Serengeti volcanic grasslands
AT0716
Southern Acacia-Commiphora bushlands and thickets
AT0719
Southern Miombo woodlands
AT0721
Victoria Basin forest-savanna mosaic
AT0722
West Sudanian savanna
AT0725
Zambezian and Mopane woodlands
AT0726
Zambezian Baikiaea woodlands
AT0907
Zambezian flooded grasslands
AT1007
Ethiopian montane grasslands and woodlands
Links:
References:Sinclair 1994: 58
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Source: wikimedia
Permission: Public Domain
Source: http://media.eol.org/data_objects/12513883
Date: 2010-02-22
Place: Masai Mara Game Reserve (Kenya) (Africa)
Creator: Gerald and Buff Corsi
Permission: Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike License

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