family Threskiornithidae


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Noun1.family Threskiornithidae - ibises
bird family - a family of warm-blooded egg-laying vertebrates characterized by feathers and forelimbs modified as wings
Ciconiiformes, order Ciconiiformes - order of chiefly tropical marsh-dwelling fish-eating wading birds with long legs and bills and (except for flamingos) unwebbed feet: herons; storks; spoonbills; flamingos; ibises
ibis - wading birds of warm regions having long slender down-curved bills
genus Ibis - ibises
genus Threskiornis, Threskiornis - type genus of the Threskiornithidae
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tricolor (Muller), tricolored heron I R Ixobrychus exilis (Gmelin), least bittern I R Nyctanassa violacea (Linnaeus), S R yellow-crowned night-heron Nycticorax nycticorax (Linnaeus), I R black-crowned night-heron Family Threskiornithidae (ibises) Eudocimus albus (Linnaeus), white ibis S R Plegadis chihi (Vieillot), white-faced ibis I R P.