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Scopidae

Hamerkop

Scopus umbretta Photo by Joachim Huber (Wikipedia) Common name:hamerkop (en); ave-martelo (pt); ombrette africaine (fr); ave martillo (es); hammerkopf (de)Taxonomy:Order CiconiiformesFamily ScopidaeRange:This species is found throughout sub-Saharan Africa, including Madagascar, as well as along the south-western coast of the Arabian Peninsula.Size:The hamerkop is 55-60 cm long and weighs 400-470 g.Habitat:These┬ábirds are found in any wetland […]