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Definition of Ibis AEthiopica

Ibis AEthiopica
Ibis I"bis, n. [L. ibis, Gr. ?; of Egyptian origin.] (Zo["o]l.) Any bird of the genus Ibis and several allied genera, of the family Ibid[ae], inhabiting both the Old World and the New. Numerous species are known. They are large, wading birds, having a long, curved beak, and feed largely on reptiles. Note: The sacred ibis of the ancient Egyptians (Ibis [AE]thiopica) has the head and neck black, without feathers. The plumage of the body and wings is white, except the tertiaries, which are lengthened and form a dark purple plume. In ancient times this bird was extensively domesticated in Egypt, but it is now seldom seen so far north. The glossy ibis (Plegadis autumnalis), which is widely distributed both in the Old World and the New, has the head and neck feathered, except between the eyes and bill; the scarlet ibis (Guara rubra) and the white ibis (G. alba) inhabit the West Indies and South America, and are rarely found in the United States. The wood ibis (Tantalus loculator) of America belongs to the Stork family (Ciconid[ae]). See Wood ibis.

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- Urban, Emil K. (July 1974). "Breeding of Sacred ibis Threskiornis aethiopica at lake Shala, Ethiopia". Ibis. 116 (3): 263–277. doi:10.1111/j.1474-919X.1974...
- in 1940. His first scientific publication was "Visit to a colony of Ibis aethiopica" in the Journal of the South African Ornithologists' Union in 1905...
- with Quelea quelea quelea occurring roughly from Senegal to Chad, Q. q. aethiopica from Sudan to Somalia and Tanzania, and Q. q. lathamii from Gabon to Mozambique...
-  31–32. ISBN 978-0-8130-1044-1. Siegbert Uhlig (2005). Encyclopaedia Aethiopica: D-Ha. Otto Harr****owitz Verlag. p. 951. ISBN 978-3-447-05238-2. "Francisco...
- Glossy ibis, Plegadis falcinellus Madagascar ibis, Lophotibis cristata (E-Madagascar) African sacred ibis, Threskiornis aethiopicus Malagasy sacred ibis, Threskiornis...
- soarers. Glossy ibis, Plegadis falcinellus African sacred ibis, Threskiornis aethiopicus Olive ibis, Bostrychia olivacea Spot-breasted ibis, Bostrychia rara...
- (1975). "Selective predation by two swifts and a swallow in Central America". Ibis. 117 (1): 82–99. doi:10.1111/j.1474-919X.1975.tb04189.x. Underhill, L; Hofmeyr...
- soarers. Glossy ibis, Plegadis falcinellus African sacred ibis, Threskiornis aethiopicus Olive ibis, Bostrychia olivacea Spot-breasted ibis, Bostrychia rara...
- soarers. Glossy ibis, Plegadis falcinellus African sacred ibis, Threskiornis aethiopicus Spot-breasted ibis, Bostrychia rara Hadada ibis, Bostrychia hagedash...
- soarers. Glossy ibis, Plegadis falcinellus African sacred ibis, Threskiornis aethiopicus Northern bald ibis, Geronticus eremita Hadada ibis, Bostrychia hagedash...