from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Having a saddle on the bill: specifically applied to a large African stork, Ephippiorhynchus senegalensis, translating the generic name. See Ephippiorhynchus.
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The African jabiru is more commonly known as the saddle-billed stork, Ephippiorhynchus senegalensis.
Regionally threatened bird species in the area include great egret Casmerodius albus (60), saddle-billed stork Ephipiorhynchus senegalensis (9), banded snake eagle Circaetus cinerascens, fish eagle Haliaeetus vocifer, fox kestrel Falco alopex, African skimmer Ryncops flavirostris (50) and Somali sparrow Passer castanopterus.
Species here include Shoebill stork, saddle-billed stork, and a few species of African fish.