Saddlebill (Ephippiorhynchus senegalensis) - HBW 1, p. 463
French: Jabiru du Sénégal
Spanish: Jabirú Africano
Other common names: Saddlebilled Stork, African Jabiru
Taxonomy: Mycteria senegalensis Shaw, 1800, Senegal.
Distribution: Tropical Africa from Senegal to Ethiopia and S to South Africa.
- Least Concern Enlarge map
VideosSee all 32 videos
A close-up of a juvenile Locality Lake Ziway, Oromia Region, Ethiopia (Monotypic species)
Josep del Hoyo 20 December 2005 9 years ago 14 sec 4.5
An adult male walking on dry grass Locality Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya (Monotypic species)
Brooke Clibbon 17 December 2002 9 years ago 29 sec 4.4
One adult walking and drinking on the shore and another walking among White-breasted Cormorants Locality Kazinga Channel, Queen Elizabeth National Park, Uganda (Monotypic species)
Josep del Hoyo 4 September 2006 8 years ago 41 sec 4.4
A juvenile walking in a wetland Locality Lake Ziway, Oromia Region, Ethiopia (Monotypic species)
Josep del Hoyo 20 December 2005 9 years ago 39 sec 4.4
bird walking in the water Locality Entebbe Botanical Gardens, Entebbe, Uganda (Monotypic species)
Daniêl Jimenez 10 October 2010 4 years ago 48 sec 4.3
A bird feeding in wet grass. Locality Moremi Game Reserve, Okavango Delta, North-West District, Botswana (Monotypic species)
Keith Blomerley 8 January 2007 8 years ago 24 sec 4.2
PhotosSee all 84 photos
Adult bird (close-up of head and bill)
Locality Moremi Game Reserve, Okavango Delta, North-West District, Botswana
ian wood 4 May 2012 29 weeks ago 5
Side view of female adult standing near cormorant.
Locality Uganda (Monotypic species)
Pete Morris 13 August 2006 1 year ago 5
Saddlebill with Mongoose.
Locality Kruger National Park, South Africa (Monotypic species)
David Cantrille 15 August 2013 1 year ago 4.9
Male collecting nesting material.
Locality Murchison Falls National Park, Uganda (Monotypic species)
Nik Borrow 9 September 2014 1 year ago 4.8
Saddlebill (Ephippiorhynchus senegalensis), male and female
Locality Tarangire National Park, Tanzania
Jacques Erard 15 July 2012 1 year ago 4.6
An adult male
Locality South Luangwa National Park, Zambia
Paul van Giersbergen 16 July 2012 13 weeks ago 4.5
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