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110-120 cm. Black upper body and wings, white belly and undertail, bare head and neck. The pale bill is long and thick. Juveniles are a duller version of the adult.
Wetlands in tropical lowland.
It builds a stick nest in trees.
Diet includes frogs and large insects, young birds, lizards and rodents. It will also eat carrion, for which its bare head and neck is an adaptation.
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