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 10 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 5 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 86 photos
Adult bird (close-up of head and bill)
Locality Moremi Game Reserve, Okavango Delta, North-West District, Botswana
ian wood 4 May 2012 51 weeks ago 5
Side view of female adult standing near cormorant.
Locality Uganda (Monotypic species)
Pete Morris 13 August 2006 2 years 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
Immature bird resting on the ground
Locality Lower Sabie Camp, Kruger National Park, South Africa (Monotypic species)
Martin Flack 29 March 2015 12 weeks ago 4.7
Saddlebill (Ephippiorhynchus senegalensis), male and female
Locality Tarangire National Park, Tanzania
Jacques Erard 15 July 2012 2 years ago 4.6
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