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Chobe River, Right bank


Make Canon EOS 7D
Lens Canon EF 100-400 mm f/4.5-5.6L IS USM   at 416 mm
Exposure 1/800 s, f/5.6, ISO 400 
Image size 800 x 534 pixels

IOC Names

Deutsch  Mohrenklaffschnabel Dutch  Afrikaanse Gaper
Italian  Anastomo africano Spanish  Picotenaza Africano


An all-black stork with a gap near the tip of the bill, feeding on snails and bivalves.


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African Openbill
Anastomus lamelligerus
Bec-ouvert africain

Jean-Michel PAULUS