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Balaenicipitidae


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; class Aves, order Ciconiiformes)

A monospecific family comprising a grey, stork-like bird (Balaeniceps rex) that has a huge, broad, flattened bill. It is found in swamps feeding on fish, and it nests on the ground. It occurs in tropical E. Africa.

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