large size; huge bill; long legs; white underparts (South Africa; 2007-06-30)

Marabou Stork
Leptotilos crumeniferus

Native Range: Africa

Notes: a huge stork stork with a large blade-like bill; uncommon but widespread in eastern Africa where it inhabits lakes and watercourses; also scavenges with vultures at game kills.

grey upperparts; no sexual dimorphism (South Africa; 2007-06-30)