This was the jabiru, a species which is fast disappearing, the gigantic crane of the English colonies.
"In Search of the Castaways" by Jules Verne
Native companions ('Crus Australalasinus') and the more rare jabiru ('Myeteria Australis') were very numerous on it.
"The Overland Expedition of The Messrs. Jardine" by Frank Jardine and Alexander Jardine
Jabiru Stork South America.
"Our Vanishing Wild Life" by William T. Hornaday
The jabiru, the largest bird in Guiana, feeds in the marshy savanna through which you have just passed.
"Wanderings in South America" by Charles Waterton
A jabiru stork stood on one leg, beak on breast, meditating, caring nothing for all that was outside its ruminating mind.
"The Sea and the Jungle" by H. M. Tomlinson