Order Ciconiiformes

Family Balaenicipitidae

Shoebill
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General
  • Large, long-legged wading birds with huge, bulbous bill.
  • East and Central Africa.
  • Swamps, usually with papyrus.
  • 120-120 cm.
  • 1 genus, 1 species, 1 taxon.
  • 1 species threatened;
    none extinct since 1600.