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  • 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

  • Response: This is an adult jabirú, Jabiru mycteria.

    Mystery bird: jabirú, Jabiru mycteria

  • Among the bird species the following are the commonest: military macaw Ara militaris (VU), rufescent tinamu Crypturellus cinnamomeus, spot‑bellied bobwhite Colinus leucopogon, great curassow Crax rubra, crested guan Penelope purpurascens, blue‑winged teal Anas discors, roseate spoonbill Ajaia ajaja, thick knee Burhinus bistriatus, jabiru Jabiru mycteria (VU), ibis Eudocimus albus and laughing falcon Herpetotheres cachinans.

    Area de Conservación Guanacaste, Costa Rica

  • The number of fish and invertebrates in the mangroves has declined, and the Jabiru (Jabiru mycteria) has already disappeared from the reserve, although it is considered a species in danger of extinction.

    Ría Lagartos mangroves

  • They include the harpy eagle Harpia harpyja, the largest raptor in South America, the savanna hawk Buteogallus meridionalis, the jabiru Jabiru mycteria, a large water bird; and the great tinamou, Tinamus major a large land bird.

    Canaima National Park, Venezuela

  • The avifauna comprises 333 species, representing 63 of the 74 families in Guatemala, and includes ocellated turkey Agriocharis ocellata (LR), Sarcorhamphus papa, Crax rubra, Penelope purpurascens, red macaw Ara macao, jaribu stork Jaribu mycteria and many others, including crested eagle Spizaetus ornatus.

    Tikal National Park, Guatemala

  • Jabiru ( '' Jabiru mycteria '') (Photograph by Edward Mendell)

    Orinoco wetlands

  • Sixteen raptor species are found, as well as frigate bird Fregata magnifiscens, comorant Phalacrocorax spp., roseate spoonbill Ajaiai ajaja, greater flamingo Phoenicopterus ruber and jabiru Jabiru mycteria.

    Sian Ka'an Biosphere Reserve, Mexico

  • Also, the magnificent frigatebird (Fregata magnificens), the roseate spoonbill (Ajaia ajaja), the anhinga (Anhinga anhinga), and the jabiru (Jabiru mycteria) are common.

    Coastal Venezuelan mangroves

  • Of particular interest is the presence of Central Americas highest procreative colony of jabiru (Jabiru mycteria), a large migratory bird, particularly in the Crooked Tree sanctuary, on the countrys northern plains.

    Belizian pine forests


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