This was the jabiru, a species which is fast disappearing, the gigantic crane of the English colonies.
A jabiru stork saw it from downstream, solemnly squatting on four eggs which eventually would perpetuate the race.
The jabiru stork heard it, and craned its featherless neck to stare downward through beady eyes.
And if man's gratitude is not enough for safety, the jabiru smells very, very badly, and no man hunts his tribe.
It beached, and the jabiru heard a sudden dense silence fall.
The jabiru, the largest bird in Guiana, feeds in the marshy savanna through which you have just passed.
Turkish root, jabiru, all were curiously better than the stuffy domestics he had come to know.
A jabiru stork stood on one leg, beak on breast, meditating, caring nothing for all that was outside its ruminating mind.
The major was skillful enough to shoot a very rare bird,—a "jabiru," or giant crane.
A row of chocolate babies stood outside that nest, with four jabiru storks among them.