And the ostrich, and the nighthawk, and the sea gull, and the hawk after its kind,
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George Leo Haydock
Ostrich; which was served up at the tables of the Persian kings. Hebrew, "the daughter of the hiena "(both êiáne) or the swan, Isaias xiii. 21.
Owl, or perhaps the male ostrich, which cruelly abandons its young.
Larus, the water-hen. (Calmet)
Some have the cuckow. (Haydock)