Yellow-billed Stork (Mycteria ibis) - HBW 1, p. 457
French: Tantale ibis
Spanish: Tántalo Africano
Taxonomy: Tantalus Ibis Linnaeus, 1766, Egypt.
Formerly placed in genus Ibis; less frequently in Tantalus. Monotypic.
Distribution: Africa S of Sahara, Madagascar; straggles into Palearctic Africa in Morocco, Tunisia and Egypt.
- Least Concern Enlarge map
VideosSee all 23 videos
Bird fishing in a pond Locality Moremi Game Reserve, Okavango Delta, North-West District, Botswana
ANTHONY VILLAUME 12 November 2015 18 weeks ago 22 sec 4.8
A juvenile attempting to fish, among a big group of birds in the breeding colony Locality Okavango Delta, North-West District, Botswana (Monotypic species)
Alex García · Videoaves 2 January 2008 8 years ago 16 sec 4.7
A pair feeding with African Spoonbills and Black-winged Stilts Locality Ndumo Game Reserve, KwaZulu Natal Province, South Africa (Monotypic species)
Dave Jackson 31 December 2001 8 years ago 28 sec 4.6
Two birds in the top of a tree, one of them panting and eventually flying away. Locality Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Serengeti, Tanzania (Monotypic species)
Pieter de Groot Boersma 17 February 2012 3 years ago 20 sec 4.5
An adult among a group of White-breasted Cormorants sunning Locality Kazinga Channel, Queen Elizabeth National Park, Uganda (Monotypic species)
Josep del Hoyo 4 September 2006 8 years ago 28 sec 4.4
An adult standing in the water, trying to catch food Locality Kazinga Channel, Queen Elizabeth National Park, Uganda (Monotypic species)
Josep del Hoyo 4 September 2006 8 years ago 26 sec 4.4
PhotosSee all 72 photos
A yellow-billed stork with the catch of the day, a big bass.
Locality Kruger National Park, South Africa (Monotypic species)
Guenther Karmann 15 December 2013 1 year ago 4.7
Locality Lake Naivasha, Kenya
Rafael Merchante 29 May 2013 2 years ago 4.6
Noon. Too hot to walk.
Locality Mida Creek Reserve, Kenya
Piotr Jonczyk 18 September 2011 4 years ago 4.5
Locality Ngorongoro Crater, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Serengeti, Tanzania (Monotypic species)
J. Barreda 16 August 2015 22 weeks ago 4.5
Locality Queen Elizabeth National Park, Uganda
Markus Lilje 21 June 2015 29 weeks ago 4.5
An adult foraging in the water
Locality Kazinga Channel, Queen Elizabeth National Park, Uganda
Tadeusz Stawarczyk 10 July 2013 2 years ago 4.5
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