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- proper noun A taxonomic
specieswithin 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.
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_,