Sentence Examples with the word Ichthyornis

Hesperornis too, with its keelless sternum, had aborted wings but strong legs and feet adapted for swimming, while Ichthyornis had a keeled sternum and powerful wings, but diminutive legs and feet.

P. 344) a second fossil bird from the same locality was indicated as Ichthyornis dispar- from the fish-like, biconcave form of its vertebrae.

In Ichthyornis it is very small.