Definition of Aquatic bird
1. Noun. Wading and swimming and diving birds of either fresh or salt water.
Specialized synonyms: Water Bird, Waterbird, Waterfowl, Swan, Wader, Wading Bird, Gallinule, Marsh Hen, Swamphen, Water Hen, Sea Bird, Seabird, Seafowl
Lexicographical Neighbors of Aquatic Bird
Literary usage of Aquatic bird
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Animal Kingdom Arranged in Conformity with Its Organization by Georges Cuvier, Edward Griffith, Charles Hamilton Smith, Edward Pidgeon, John Edward Gray, George Robert Gray (1829)
"NB The B. Galeatus, of which the head only is known, Enl. 933, and which Vaillant erroneously thinks an aquatic bird, is a true hornbill, ..."
2. Popular Official Guide to the New York Zoological Park by New York Zoological Park, William Temple Hornaday, New York Zoological Society (1911)
"THE aquatic bird HOUSE, No. 5. This building is the result of an attempt to solve an old problem in a new way—the care of large migratory water birds in the ..."
3. Round Cape Horn: Voyage of the Passenger-ship James W. Paige, from Maine to by Joseph Lamson (1878)
"... An aquatic bird— Crossing the Equator— Squalls — A Portuguese brig Captain J. engages to stop at Rio Janeiro — Land seen — Cape ..."
4. Annual Report by New York Zoological Society, Tennyson Society (1906)
"This relieved the overcrowded aquatic bird House and the Ostrich House, ... Perching birds, which in the aquatic bird House had remained for five years in ..."
5. Rider's New York City and Vicinity, Including Newark, Yonkers and Jersey by Fremont Rider, Frederic Taber Cooper, Mary Alden Hopkins (1916)
"Directly to the south is the aquatic bird House, for the winter hous'ng of ... A Pony Stand is arranged between the aquatic bird House and the larger Bird ..."