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The Jabiru (Jabiru mycteria) has been settled between the south part of Mexico and South America. In Costa Rica, it lives in Caño Negro and Guanacaste. It ranges from 135 cm (53 inches) in length and a mass of 6.5 kg.

This bird is the tallest flying bird found in South America and Central America. They have a plumage entirely white and the head and neck bare. The jabiru lives in large groups near rivers and ponds, and eats fish, mollusks, amphibians and sometimes reptiles, bird eggs, and small mammals.

Common Name: Jabiru
Scientific Name: Jabiru mycteria
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