boat-billed heron

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boat-billed heron

 (bōt′bĭld′)
n.
A tropical American wading bird (Cochlearius cochlearius) having a large bill shaped like an inverted boat.
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Noun1.boat-billed heron - tropical American heron related to night heronsboat-billed heron - tropical American heron related to night herons
heron - grey or white wading bird with long neck and long legs and (usually) long bill
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