Photo: George Armistead/Vireo

Jabiru

Jabiru mycteria

This huge tropical stork is found mainly in South America. It is an uncommon breeder in southern Mexico, but wanderers have strayed as far north as Texas a few times, and one has reached Oklahoma. Occurrences north of the border have been in late summer or fall.
Family Storks
This huge tropical stork is found mainly in South America. It is an uncommon breeder in southern Mexico, but wanderers have strayed as far north as Texas a few times, and one has reached Oklahoma. Occurrences north of the border have been in late summer or fall.
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Illustration © David Allen Sibley.
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Normally silent.
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