The African jabiru stork-billed or seat ( Ephippiorhynchus senegalensis ) is a species of bird ciconiforme Family stork . Its size is similar to the white stork can reach 170 cm. has a distinctive black and white plumage with iridescent green and blue. The bill is thick and red with a black and a yellow broadband shaped ornament saddle.It lives in rivers, lakes, wetlands, marshes and wooded grasslands of tropical Africa. Countries such as Kenya , Uganda and Tanzania may find this peculiar crank.
Their diet is based mainly on fish and frogs hunting the fly. Genres are differentiated easily. Males have dark eyes while the females have yellow. The nest is built on the trees and females can lay 2 to 5 eggs. Incubation was carried out for a period of approximately 35 days and is carried out by both progenitore. 's Jabiru has never been a common species by their need for large areas of suitable habitat. Is easily altered by human activity, but the main threats are the drainage of wetlands and conversion of agricultural land in wilderness areas. In Kenya there are only six breeding sites Jabirus. Although this bird is legally protected and its population is stable, conservation in such a vast territory is difficult.