Saddle-Billed Stork

A Stalking Stork One of the largest storks, the saddle-billed stork has an upturned bill and long legs that help it stalk and catch aquatic prey.

Latin name: Ephippiorhynchus senegalensis Where: Africa Height: 4.4 to 4.9 ft Weight: 11 to 16 lbs Wingspan: More than 8 ft Lifespan: 12 yrs Habitat: Freshwater marshes, rivers, floodplains and lake shores Diet: Mainly fish, some other small aquatic creatures, insects and carrion Range: Central Africa