ITO, Japan - The shoebill
is a very large stork-like bird known for its habit of remaining motionless for long periods.
has hatched two chicks and her treatment of one would have you on the phone to shoebill
2010 Exploration Drilling Program, Burger Crackerjack, and SW Shoebill
Prospects, Chukchi Sea Outer Continental Shelf, Alaska.
Any oil found at Shell's so-called Burger, Shoebill
and Crackerjack prospects in the Chukchi, for example, would have to be transported approximately 60 miles to 80 miles to shore and then about 200 miles east via onshore pipeline to the nearest industrial facility.
Uganda, one the few countries where the bird is still found, has one of the largest shoebill
populations, with over 200 birds living in the Lake Kyoga region alone.
It is one of the few places you may be lucky enough to see a shoebill
The bird in the photograph is a shoebill
--also called a shoebill
stork or a whale-headed stork.
(Balaenicipitidae) gives a bill-clattering display similar to the Up-Down display of storks (Kahl 1972d), and the Secretarybird (Sagittariidae) performs an Up-down Bowing display similar to the Up-Down of storks and a Wings-Open display similar to the Flap-Dash (Kemp 1995).
The first involves a bird called a shoebill
and when they talk about birds descended from dinosaurs you can really see it with this cold-eyed creature.