Mycteria Americana
Jabiru Jab"i*ru, n. [Braz. jabir['u], jabur['u].] (Zo["o]l.) One of several large wading birds of the genera {Mycteria} and {Xenorhynchus}, allied to the storks in form and habits. [1913 Webster]

Note: The American jabiru ({Mycteria Americana}) is white, with the head and neck black and nearly bare of feathers. The East Indian and Australian ({Xenorhynchus Australis}) has the neck, head, and back covered with glossy, dark green feathers, changing on the head to purple. The African jabiru ({Mycteria Senegalensis} or {Ephippiorhynchus, Senegalensis}) has the neck, head, wing coverts, and tail, black, and is called also {saddle-billed stork}. [1913 Webster]


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  • Mycteria — prop. n. A genus of birds including certain of the wood ibises, including the endangered {Mycteria americana}; it is sometimes assigned to a subfamily Mycteriinae. Syn: genus {Mycteria}. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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