Definition of ibisbill in English:


Syllabification: i·bis·bill
Pronunciation: /ˈībisˌbil


  • An upland wading bird of central Asia, with a long, down-curved bill and black, white, and blue-gray plumage on the head and breast.
    • Ibidorhyncha struthersii, the only member of the family Ibidorhynchidae
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    • This is apparently not the only site in Beijing municipality where ibisbills have been recorded.
    • The ibisbill has no links to true ibises, to which it bears little resemblance except in its bill.
    • The ibisbill feeds by probing among the cobble and pebbles of the cold streams that it inhabits.

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