A cormorant, an ibis and a pelican standing near the water. Coloured chalk lithograph.
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Depiction of animals mentioned in the Bible
Cormorant: any diving bird of the family Phalacrocoracidae esp. Pahalcrocorax carbo, having lustrous black plumage. Ibis: any wading bird of the family Threskiornithdae with a curved bill, long neck, and long legs, and nesting in colonies. Pelican: any large gregarious waterfowl of the family Pelecanidae with a large bill and a pouch in the throat for storing fish