Sacred-ibis sentence example
- This species lays eggs of a deep sea-green colour, having wholly the character of heron's eggs, and it often breeds in company with herons, while the eggs of all other ibises whose eggs are known resemble those of the sacred ibis.
- 5 It is a popular error - especially among painters - that this bird was the sacred ibis of the Egyptians.
- The sacred ibis is not found in Egypt, but the buff-backed heron, the constant companion of the buffalo, is usually called an ibis.
- A wonderful variety of birds, ranging from sunbirds and weaver birds to fish eagles and sacred ibis are numerous.