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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 sheath·bill /ˈʃiθˌbɪl/
 栖息于南極的海鳥

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Sheath·bill n. Zool. Either one of two species of birds composing the genus Chionis, and family Chionidae, native of the islands of the Antarctic seas.
 Note:They are related to the gulls and the plovers, but more nearly to the latter. The base of the bill is covered with a saddle-shaped horny sheath, and the toes are only slightly webbed. The plumage of both species is white.