Definition of ibisbill in English:

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ibisbill

Pronunciation: /ˈʌɪbɪsbɪl/

noun

An upland wading bird of central Asia, with a long downcurved bill and black, white, and blue-grey plumage on the head and breast.
  • Ibidorhyncha struthersii, the only member of the family Ibidorhynchidae.
Example sentences
  • 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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