When we saw them in Costa Rica he pronunciation we heard was HA - BA - ROO.

This, of course, was the Spanish version.

Larry Lade
Saint Joseph, MO
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--- On Thu, 8/7/08, Lawrence Herbert <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
From: Lawrence Herbert <[log in to unmask]>
Subject: jabiru pronunciation
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Date: Thursday, August 7, 2008, 8:43 PM

Mobirders - 
According to "Encyclopedia of N.A. Birds" 1980,
by John K. Terres, it is pronounced JAB ih roo.
Awesome critters!
Good birding, Larry H. Joplin MO.
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