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Balaenicipitidae

Shoebill

Balaeniceps rex Photo by David Cook (Flickr) Common name:shoebill (en); bico-de-tamanco (pt); bec-en-sabot du Nil (fr); picozapato (es); schuhschnabel (de)Taxonomy:Order CiconiiformesFamily BalaenicipitidaeRange:This African species is found from southern Sudan and Ethipia, through Kenya and Uganda and into Tanzania, southern D.R. Congo and Zambia. There is also a separate population in the Central African Republic.Size:These birds […]