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The hamerkop, is a medium-sized wading bird. It is the only living species in the genus Scopus and the family Scopidae. The species and family was long thought to sit with the Ciconiiformes but is now placed with the Pelecaniformes, and its closest relatives are thought to be the pelicans and shoebill.

Canon 7D Mark II
330mm · f/6.3 · 1/800s · ISO 160
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