Saddle-billed stork

The saddle-billed stork, or saddlebill (Ephippiorhynchus senegalensis) is a large wading bird in the stork family, Ciconiidae. It is a widespread species which is a resident breeder in sub-Saharan Africa from Sudan, Ethiopia and Kenya south to South Africa, and in The Gambia, Senegal, Côte d'Ivoire and Chad in west Africa.

This is a close relative of the widespread Asian and Australian black-necked stork, the only other member of the genus Ephippiorhynchus.

  • FUJIFILM X-T3
  • XF100-400mmF4.5-5.6 R LM OIS WR + 2x
    306.6 mm (eq 460 mm)
  • ISO 160
  • ƒ/9.6
  • 1/450 s
Map showing location of “Saddle-billed stork” in Entonet, Kenya

Entonet, Kenya

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