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n. - Large stork-like bird of the valley of the White Nile with a broad bill suggesting a wooden footgear.

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  • The shoebill, also known as the whalehead, is a large bird from East Africa.
  • They support the largest population of shoebill (Balaeniceps rex) in Africa with an estimated population of roughly 5,000.
  • Notable mountain forest birds are the Rwenzori turaco, Musophaga johnstoni and the handsome francolin, Francolinus nobilis; also the forest ground thrush Turdus oberlaenderi... for more
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