Bird - Hamerkop

Bird  -  Hamerkop
Kingdom
  Animal
Class
  Bird
Class
  Bird
Species
  Hamerkop
Status
  Least Concern
Added by
  SkyeNicole - falcon
Date Updated
  Mon Jul 28 19:49:08 2014
Image Credit
  JindoJeff
Image Comment
  A roosting Hamerkop at Lincoln Park Zoo in Chicago, Illinois.
Image From
  Lincoln Park Zoo
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Sorter Stats: Hits 65   At Bats 146   Average 0.445 Habitats: freshwater

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Bird - Hamerkop Facts & Trivia for kids

  • Hamerkops are medium sized wading birds.
  • The Hamerkop is named after the shape of it's head. Hamerkop means hammerhead.
  • The Hamerkop bird builds the largest roofed nest of any bird.
  • Male and female hamerkops have a similar appearance.
  • Hamerkop can also be spelled hammerkop, both are considered correct.
  • Hamerkops can be found in Africa, south of the Sahara.

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