Hamerkop and Shoebill

Family Scopidae
This monotypic family has been created for the Hamerkop. It was previously included in the order Ciconiiformes before being moved to the Pelecaniformes.

Scopus umbretta – Hamerkop

Family Balaeniceptidae
This monotypic family has been created for the Shoebill. It was previously included in the order Ciconiiformes before being moved to the Pelecaniformes.

Balaeniceps rex – Shoebill

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