Shoebill - native to large swamps from Sudan to Zambia in tropical east Africa

Shoebill - native to large swamps from Sudan to Zambia in tropical east Africa large blue bird africa

The shoebill stork has an impressive bill that resembles a Dutch wooden shoe. Although related to storks, the shoebill’s unusual bill and other characteristics place it in a family all its own. It is often compared to a statue, as the bird stands still for long periods of time in marshes, waiting for a fishy meal to surface. This “freeze-and-seize strategy ensures that the stork lands its prey. (photos: Anita Ross)

The shoebill stork has an impressive bill that resembles a Dutch wooden shoe…

Shoebill

The Shoebill ( Balaeniceps rex ) also known as Whalehead or Shoe-billed Stork , is a very large stork -like bird. It derives its name from its massive shoe-shaped bill .

standing shoebill stork. Kinda scary if you didn;t know this was a bird. 5 feet tall ハシビロコウ

This is a real fucking Devil Bird. It will be in your nightmares tonight. Walking towards you on its Devil Bird talons.

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Shoebill(Balaeniceps rex) in the Walsrode Bird Park, Germany

Shoebill stork (Balaeniceps rex) in the Walsrode Bird Park, Germany.

Shoebill - The Loftwings in Skyward Sword were based on these goofy-looking, adorable fellas.

Shoebill (Balaeniceps rex) a. Whalehead or Shoe-billed stork, is very large stork-like bird. It lives in tropical east Africa in large swamps from Sudan to Zambia

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Strange Animals You Didn’t KThis large stork-like bird gets its name because of the shape of its beak. Even though it was already known to ancient Egyptians and Arabs, the bird was only classified in century. now Exist Shoebill

Shoebill also known as Whalehead or Shoe-billed Stork, is a very large stork-like bird. It derives its name from its massive shoe-shaped bill.  It lives in eastern Africa.  It is so strange looking!  It looks like a Muppet!  It can grow to almost 5 FEET tall!

Shoebill also known as Whalehead or Shoe-billed Stork, is a very large stork-like bird. It derives its name from its massive shoe-shaped bill. It lives in eastern Africa. It is so strange looking! It can grow to almost 5 FEET tall! I love the flamingo.

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