Hamerkop
Scopus umbretta
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The hamerkop, Tanzania's smallest stork, builds a large nest which it may use for one or several seasons; and may also be used as roosts. The nests may be taken over or later reused by other species, eg. Egyptian goose, kestrels, owls. The sunset photo is courtesy of Steve Brynes and the left upper photo (Lake Duluti, 6-16), courtesy of Stephan Schramm; and the right upper (Serengeti, 2-07), courtesy of Michael Markussen. Click the photo above to see the enlargements.
 
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All unattributed images on this website are:
copyright © 2001-16 Ron Eggert or David Peterson
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Michael Markussen, Steve Brynes, Doug McLenna
Stein Ø. Nilsen, Stephan Schramm

Last Update this page: 12-06-16