Large Water Birds

Saddlebill stork (Ephippiorhynchus senegalensis)

wading saddlebill stork saddlebill stork with wings spread

Mirabou stork (Leptoptilos crumeniferus)

walking mirabou stork

Open-billed stork (Anastomus lamelligerus)

open-billed stork

Wattled crane (Bugeranus carunculatus)

wattled crane in Okavango

Great egret (Egretta alba)

flying great egret wading great egret

Black egret (Egretta ardesiaca)

black egret walking

African darter (Anhinga melanogaster)

sitting on a branch

Squacco heron (Ardeola ralloides)

squacco heron walking

Grey heron (Ardea cinerea)

grey heron flying

Spur-wing goose (Plectropterus gambensis)

walking spur-wing goose

Egpytian goose (Alopochen aegyptiacus)

standing on one leg

African jacana (Actophilornis africana)

striding jacana

Water thick-knee (Burhinus vermiculatus)

sitting on the bank

African skimmer (Rhynchops flavirostris)

standing on the bank

Sacred ibis (Threskiornis aethiopica)

walking wading

White-faced whistling duck (Dendrocygna viduata)

large flock on the ground

Cormorant (Phalacrocorax africanus)

flock

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