The hammerkop (Scopus umbretta) has an all brown body, partially webbed toes, a short tail and huge wings. It has a distinctive large, crest on the back of the head and a thick, long beak.
- Where to see them: South and Central Africa
- Length: 20 inches
- Diet: Includes frogs, tadpoles, fish and invertebrates
- Habitat: Fresh water lakes, ponds, swamps, and marshes