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  • proper n. A taxonomic genus within the family Ciconiidae.


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  • The African jabiru is more commonly known as the saddle-billed stork, Ephippiorhynchus senegalensis.

    Mystery bird: jabirú, Jabiru mycteria

  • There is an Australian bird that is also sometimes known as the jabiru, but it is taxonomically distinct: Ephippiorhynchus asiaticus.

    Mystery bird: jabirú, Jabiru mycteria

  • Jabirú, Jabiru mycteria formerly, Mycteria americana and Ephippiorhynchus mycteria; protonym, Ciconia mycteria, also known as the American jabiru and the jabiru stork, photographed at Belém, Brasil.

    Mystery bird: jabirú, Jabiru mycteria

  • The Sajnakhali area contains a wealth of water birds, noteworthy residents including Asian openbill stork Anastomus oscitans, black-necked stork Ephippiorhynchus asiaticus, greater adjutant Leptoptilos dubius (E), white ibis Threskiornis melanocephalus, swamp francolin Francolinus gularis, white-collared kingfisher Halcyon chloris, black-capped kingfisher H. pileata and brown-winged kingfisher Pelargopsis amauroptera.

    Sundarbans National Park, India

  • Saddlebilled stork (Ephippiorhynchus senegalensis), South Africa.

    Maputaland coastal forest mosaic

  • For example, common waterbirds at the Marromeu Complex Game Management Area in the Zambezi delta include openbilled storks (Anastomus lamelligerus), saddlebilled storks (Ephippiorhynchus senegalensis) and white-backed pelicans (Pelecanus onocrotalus).

    Zambezian coastal flooded savanna

  • Black-necked stork (Ephippiorhynchus asiaticus asiaticus), India (Photograph by Tony Coatsworth)

    Upper Gangetic Plains moist deciduous forests


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