hadedah

/ (ˈhɑːdɪˌdɑː) /

noun

Southern African a large greyish-green ibis, Hagedeshia hagedash, having a greenish metallic sheen on the wing coverts and shoulders

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Word Origin for hadedah

probably imitative of the bird's call
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