Definition of ibis :
Any bird of the genus and several allied genera, of the family Ibidae, inhabiting both the Old World and the New. Numerous species are known. They are large, wading birds, having a long, curved beak, and feed largely on reptiles.
bird (part of speech: noun)
goose, road runner, snipe, crested jay, stork, peregrine, yellowbird, penguin, bluebill, crane, barn owl, condor, turkey, loon, sandpiper, blackbird, peacock, egret, swallow, crow, jackdaw, duck, bird, mockingbird, heron, oriole, tern, parrot, grouse, swift, robin, parakeet, vulture, lovebird, hummingbird, partridge, wren, thrush, bittern, pheasant, myna, harrier, dove, horned owl, lark, canary, sea gull, woodpecker, gull, pelican, mourning dove, ostrich, tit, cormorant, eagle, cuckoo, weaver, owl, grosbeak, cockatoo, jay, cardinal, dodo, chickadee, goldfinch, sheldrake, osprey, plover, coot, teal, raven, falcon, hawk, grackle, nuthatch, redwing, booby, waxwing, squab, rook, Canada goose, blue jay, nightingale, starling, bluebird, ringtail, macaw, swan, puffin, curlew, bald eagle, magpie, emu, cassowary, quetzal, turtledove, flamingo, mallard, pigeon, sparrow, finch, kingfisher, buzzard, bullfinch, spoonbill, songbird, albatross, redbird
birds (part of speech: noun)
goldfinches, albatrosses, Canada geese, ringtails, parrots, parakeets, lovebirds, wrens, curlews, road runners, sandpipers, bald eagles, storks, loons, horned owls, songbirds, blue jays, harriers, bitterns, sea gulls, nightingales, herons, crested jays, bluebills, egrets, cranes, magpies, swallows, vultures, nuthatches, blackbirds, eagles, peregrines, dodos, canaries, chickadees, hawks, mynas, cardinals, pheasants, ostriches, birds, redbirds, quetzals, rooks, larks, mockingbirds, snipes, swifts, jackdaws, bluebirds, teals, pigeons, geese, turkeys, doves, cormorants, sparrows, orioles, robins, puffins, macaws, ducks, woodpeckers, waxwings, sheldrakes, grosbeaks, owls, penguins, boobies, terns, ravens, yellowbirds, buzzards, barn owls, kingfishers, squabs, pelicans, plovers, flamingos, condors, grackles, redwings, finches, emus, tits, coots, spoonbills, mallards, jays, cockatoos, falcons, mourning doves, cuckoos, partridges, peacocks, weavers, starlings, bullfinches, gulls, thrushes, ospreys, hummingbirds, turtledoves, crows, cassowaries, swans
- " That this amount of resemblance in habit and in the conditions of existence is accompanied by as close a resemblance in cranial configuration, illustrates on a great scale that what Cuvier demonstrated of the animals of the Nile valley is no less true of men; circumstances remaining similar, the savage varies little more, it would seem, than the ibis or the crocodile, especially if we take into account the enormous extent of the time over which our knowledge of man now extends, as compared with that measured by the duration of the sepulchres of Egypt. - "The Antiquity of Man", Charles Lyell.
- Course 282 degrees, three- quarters of a mile; abundance of water and feed; lots of geese, ibis, ducks, and spoonbills. - "McKinlay's Journal of Exploration in the Interior of Australia", John McKinlay.
- He had done a deed which the ibis and the crocodile trembled at. - "The Life of Sir Richard Burton", Thomas Wright.