Jabiru

Other names;  jabirú, jaburú, tuiuiú, tuim-de-papo-vermelho ("red-necked tuim", in Mato Grosso) and cauauá (in the Amazon Basin).

Range:

Found in the Americas from Mexico to Argentina, except west of the Andes. Most common in the Pantanal region of Brazil and the Easten Chaco region of Paraguay.

Description:

Measures up to 1.15 m in height.

The long beak is black, broad and slightly upturned, ending in a sharp point. The plumage is mostly white. The head and the upper neck is black and featherless. There is a red pouch at the base of the neck.

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Jabiru

Jabiru

Bill Shape
curved
Regions
louisiana
mexico
oklahoma
texas
Tail Shape
rounded-tail
Wing Shape
rounded-wings
very-long-wings
Habitat
lakes rivers ponds
Color
black
white
Body Shape
long-legged
Size
large
Order
Storks, Wood Storks and Openbills - ciconiiformes
Conservation Status
Least Concern
Bird Species