Saddle-billed Stork (Ephippiorhynchus senegalensis). Taken in the Kruger National Park in South Africa. This bird can often be seen wading in rivers. It can reach a height of 5 feet with a wingspan of 9 feet.
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Hello Mamba! Thats the coolest looking bird ever. So colorful in the face! Awesome! Thanks for sharing this Mamba! New for me, never seen one like this before! Love it!
Many thanks for your lovely comment swaby. It’s always nice hearing from you.
Excellent capture. Wonderful colors and details.
Thank you very much indeed Bootiewootsy.
Stunning,stunning,stunning!Please consider joining the group:‘MOCAMBIQUE AND ADJOINING COUNTRIES’:http://www.redbubble.com/groups/mozambique
Many, many thanks Magaret and for selecting me to be a featured artist in your group. I am greatly honoured and delighted. Thanks once again.
SORRY ! MOZAMBIQUE AND ADJOINING COUNTRIES
Well deserved! Still waiting for you to join the MOZ group!
Your collection makes me wish I’d been interested in birds/wildlife and photography when I lived in South Africa!! What a beautiful bird – well captured.
Hi Lesley. Many thanks. I don’t live there any more but do visit regularly as I still have a lot of family there. As you probably know, once you have lived in Africa, it’s stays in your blood for ever. Thanks once again for all your wonderful comments.
A beautiful capture of this gorgeous and exotic bird! Thanks for the wonderful info too!
Many thanks indeed Judy for your kind comment and for all the favs.
eXCELLENT, HAPPY TO SEE YOUR’E BACK!
Many thanks Magaret, I’m also happy to be back to normal. The family left yesterday, it was great and they managed to see not only Switzerland, but also all the border countries too…France, Germany, Italy, Austria, and of course Liechtenstein.Take care and thanks again.
Many thanks indeed terezadelpilar for this feature.
August 27, 2010
Wow! Many thanks Teresa for this feature.
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