TITLE

Shoebill

PUB. DATE
January 2009
SOURCE
World Book Science Dataset;1/1/2009, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Encyclopedia
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
Shoebill, or Whalehead, a large bird of eastern Africa. The shoebill stands about 50 inches (1.3 m) high on long, thin legs. It has a large head with a huge, flattened bill that somewhat resembles a man's shoe. The shoebill has blue-gray plumage and a small crest of feathers at the nape of its neck.
ACCESSION #
37310166

 

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