Xenorhynchus Australis
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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  • Ephippiorhynchus Senegalensis — 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})… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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})… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Mycteria Senegalensis — 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})… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • saddle-billed stork — 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})… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Ephippiorhynchus asiaticus — Riesenstorch Weiblicher Riesenstorch bei Bharatpur im indischen Bundesstaat Rajasthan Systematik Klas …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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