The Saddle-billed Stork is a rather large bird that reaches hights of 150cm and has a wingspan of about 2.5m. This bird is considered to be the tallest of the storks because of its longer neck, but it is not the heaviest of the storks. The males of the species can be identified by the gold yellow eyes as the females have brown coloured eyes. These birds are mainly white, with a black neck, black legs with pink joints, bright red bill with black and yellow markings. The wings and tail feathers of the bird is also dark.