Watch this amazing Shoebill bird Sweetly “mimicking” a visiting keeper…
The stork-like bird is in Kakegawa Bird Park, Japan.
The Shoebill is a very large, grey bird with a unique huge, swollen bill, tipped with a strong hooked nail. An adult male is about 120 cm in length, the females are slightly smaller but otherwise alike. The belly and under tail coverts are nearly white. The legs are blackish.