Bookmarkable URL:http://hdl.handle.net/10217/53655

Scientific Classification

Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Chordata
Class:Aves
Order:Ciconiiformes
Family:Ciconiidae
Genus:Ephippiorhynchus
Genus species:Ephippiorhynchus mycteria

Animal Characteristics

Head-Body Length:145 cm
Height:152 cm
Identification:The jabiru stork has white feathers, red and black naked skin on its neck and head, and a yellow bill.
Habitat:Savannas, coastal lagoons, marshes
Diet:Carnivore: fish, reptiles
Reproduction:Nests are built in tall pine trees.
Behavior:Jabiru storks migrate from November to June or July.
Status:No special status

Other Information

Geographic:Southern North America
Eastern South America
Date:1965-10 Subjects:long-legged wading bird
Jabiru stork
Black-necked stork
Jabiru mycteria
Jabiru
Storks
Ciconiiformes
Birds
Vertebrates
Chordata