African Openbill - Anastomus lamelligerus

Bec-ouvert africain

African Openbilladult post breeding
This bird's open bill is a trophic adaption to feeding on large freshwater snails -especially Apple-snails.
  • adult
  • post breeding
  • Picotenaza Africano
  • Bico-aberto
  • Mohrenklaffschnabel
  • Anastomus lamelligerus
  • Ciconiiformes

The species

Classification

Order  : Ciconiiformes
Family : Ciconiidae
Species : African Openbill

Geographic range by countries


specie's pictures

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all the pictures

The picture

O.Net ref. : stga49883
Author :
RAINBIRDER
Plumage : adult, post breeding

Shooting

date : 2007 Aug
Country : Kenya (ke)
Place : Sabaki River Sabaki River
Lat. : 3° 8' 59'' South
Lng. : 40° 7' 18'' East

Exif Data [+] [-]



Model : Canon 1D mkII

Exposure : 1/1000s s

aperture : f5.6


Focal length : 700 mm


Iso : 200


Flash : no