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 22 videos
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 6 years ago 16 sec 4.8
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 2 years ago 20 sec 4.8
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 7 years ago 28 sec 4.6
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 7 years ago 28 sec 4.5
An adult in a breeding colony, preening Locality Arba Minch, Ethiopia (Monotypic species)
Josep del Hoyo 16 December 2005 8 years ago 35 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 7 years ago 26 sec 4.4
PhotosSee all 57 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 28 weeks ago 4.8
Locality Lake Naivasha, Kenya
Rafael Merchante 29 May 2013 1 year ago 4.6
An adult foraging in the water
Locality Kazinga Channel, Queen Elizabeth National Park, Uganda
Tadeusz Stawarczyk 10 July 2013 1 year ago 4.5
in the water
mohammmmad alamin khogaly... 1 year ago 4.5
Noon. Too hot to walk.
Locality Mida Creek Reserve, Kenya
Piotr Jonczyk 18 September 2011 3 years ago 4.5
A bird wading in shallow water
Locality Lake Ziway, Oromia Region, Ethiopia
Piotr Jonczyk 21 November 2009 5 years ago 4.4
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