CLASS – AVES, Order – PELECANIFORMES, Family – Scopidae – Hamerkop
Hamerkop (Scopus umbretta)
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“The Hamerkop (Scopus umbretta), also known as Hammerkop,Hammerkopf, Hammerhead, Hammerhead Stork, Umbrette, Umber Bird, Tufted Umber, or Anvilhead, is a medium-sized wading bird (56 cm long, weighing 470 g). The shape of its head with a curved bill and crest at the back is reminiscent of a hammer, hence its name.” (Wikipedia)
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