sacred ibis

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Related to sacred ibis: marabou stork, White Ibis, Glossy Ibis
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Synonyms for sacred ibis

African ibis venerated by ancient Egyptians

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Sacred Ibis are large wading birds found across Sub-Saharan Africa and are now a rare bird in Egypt.
The "alert list" of species which are not yet in the wild in Britain but which could pose a future threat include the Arctic fox, sacred ibis, leopard cat, racoon and American beaver.
Sometimes she would catch a glimpse of a Sacred Ibis bird tiptoeing along the marshy banks.
Sometimes people failed to show up for a session and I'd waste a couple of hours sitting under an acacia tree, watching the sacred ibis stalking around on the field while I read a book or wrote long letters home.
Some accused him of killing a sacred Ibis in Egypt.
Although possible that it was a sacred ibis, famous for being venerated by the ancient Egyptians, this is considered unlikely.