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 6 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 50 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 10 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 37 weeks 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 2 years ago 4.5
A bird wading in shallow water
Locality Lake Ziway, Oromia Region, Ethiopia
Piotr Jonczyk 21 November 2009 4 years ago 4.4
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