The jabiru is a stork which lives in South America. The jabiru is about 5 feet long, with a wing-spread of about 7 feet. It has a huge bill a foot long. The jabiru's plumage is pure white. The bill and legs, as well as the head and neck, are all black, except for a reddish ring of skin around the lower neck. Jabirus feed on frogs, fishes, and other water ani­mals.
Scientific Classification.
   The jabiru is in the stork family, Ciconiidae. The South American jabiru is genus Jabiru, species J. mycteria.