Definition of wood ibis in English:
1A stork with a slightly down-curved bill and a bare face or head, found in America and Africa. Also called wood stork.
- Genus Mycteria, family Ciconiidae: the black-faced M. americana of America, and the red-faced M. ibis of Africa
- In the Lochinvar, regarded as Zambia's prime birds sanctuary, there is the crested cranes, saddle-bill storks, egrets, wood ibis, vultures and the rare shoebill stork.
- There is a tradition to the effect that the wood ibis is a solitary misanthrope, but Audubon mentions thousands in a flock.
- In the area, it is common to see birds such as scarlet ibises, storks, wood ibises, herons, jaçanas and maguari storks, besides capybaras, anacondas, sloths, monkeys, and much more.
Definition of wood ibis in:
- British & World English dictionary
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