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Mycteria americana


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  • proper noun A taxonomic species within the genus Mycteria — the wood stork.


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  • Species such as the Roseate Spoonbill (Platalea ajaja) and Wood Stork (Mycteria americana) have there largest breeding populations in the Pantanal and time their reproduction to coincide with a period of high prey abundance.


  • Birds more specific to mangrove communities include black-bellied whistling duck (Dendrocygna autumnalis), mangrove warbler (Dendroica petechia), great egret (Egretta albus), snowy egret (Egretta thula), jabiru (Jabiru mycteria), wood stork (Mycteria americana), yellow-crowned night heron (Nycticorax violaceus), and Neotropic cormorant (Phalacrorax olivaceus) just to name a few.

    Northern Honduras mangroves

  • In marshy places and on the slimy banks of rivers, the jabiru (_Mycteria americana_, L.) loves to wade, together with the rose-colored spoon-bill (_Platalea ajaja_,

    Travels in Peru, on the Coast, in the Sierra, Across the Cordilleras and the Andes, into the Primeval Forests


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