Saddle-billed Stork
Ephippiorhynchus senegalensis
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The saddle-billed stork is a large black and white stork with a tri-colored bill and that is usually seen on permanent freshwater lakes and ponds. The enlargements includes a recent fledge, several juveniles and immatures and a comparison of adult male and female. The male has dark eyes and a yellow wattle; the female, yellow eyes, no wattle. The juvenile in flight above was seen in Tarangire (7-07), courtesy of Mike Peterson; click it to see 23 enlargements including juveniles and immatures.

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All unattributed images on this website are:
copyright © 2001-17 Ron Eggert or David Peterson
All other images are the property of the indicated photographers:
Mike Peterson, Maren Hilton, Steve Brynes, Stuart Webb, Karine Van der Vurst

Last Update this page: 8-02-17