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African spoonbill and African sacret ibis, Saadani national park, Tanzania

The African spoonbill is widespread across Africa and Madagascar. the African sacred ibis breeds in Sub-Saharan Africa, southeastern Iraq, and formerly in Egypt, where it was venerated and often mummified as a symbol of the god Thoth. The African sacred ibis occurs in marshy wetlands and mud flats, both inland and on the coast.

Year: 2016

From album: Linking Tourism & Conservation in East- and South Africa

Photographer: Peter Prokosch

Tags: Africa East fauna Grid National Parks South wildlife

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