Definition of ichthyornis in English:
An extinct, gull-like, fish-eating bird of the late Cretaceous period, with large toothed jaws.
- Genus Ichthyornis, order Ichthyornithiformes
- At 2 feet long, Ichthyornis was about the same size (and shape) as a modern gull.
- Unlike its contemporary Hesperornis, Ichthyornis could probably fly and had long wings.
Definition of ichthyornis in:
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