quetzal


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Synonyms for quetzal

the basic unit of money in Guatemala

large trogon of Central America and South America having golden-green and scarlet plumage

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In Colombia and South America, detailed descriptions of nest and eggs are available for very few of the quetzal species.
The ship makes its final transit of the season March 30 from San Diego to Fort Lauderdale on a 15-day journey that calls at Puerto Vallarta, Huatulco, Puerto Quetzal, Corinto, Puerto Caldera, Cartagena and Half Moon Cay.
Both the rattlesnake and the quetzal bird were revered, sacred creatures to the Aztecs and Mayans, and symbolize the earth and sky, respectively.
If anyone makes a buck, or a Guatemalan quetzal, off of the Mayan calendar, it ought to be the Mayans themselves.
Quetzal can bring up the hat-trick in Newcastle's Parklands Golf Course Handicap Chase.
JOCKEY James Reveley, sidelined since suffering concussion in a fall at Wetherby on Boxing Day, returned to action in fine style with a 69-1 double aboard Corkage and Quetzal.
for elegant burrowing anemones, An aria for the Resplendent Quetzal (A
The headdress, called the Penacho de Montezuma, is made of of quetzal feathers and gems.
It was a light movement that lasted for a few seconds," said Luis Medina from the Guatemalan tourist office in Puerto Quetzal, on the south coast.
But the prospect of seeing my first Resplendent Quetzal (Pharomachrus mocinno), the mythical emerald-green bird sacred to the ancient Maya, is enough to get me out of bed and hiking.
There is a belief, especially among Guatemalan Maya, most who have never seen a quetzal, that the bird their ancestors held sacred abruptly stopped singing when the first Spaniards set foot in the New World.
5 billion gasoline refinery would be built in Puerto Armuelles, Panama, or Puerto Quetzal, Guatemala.
Horne's puppet duties include working the characters Princess Kidoodle, the Giant of Nod and the wise schoolmaster dragon Quetzal.
Like most families, we'd pored over the holiday brochures before picking out The Iberostar Quetzal.
This year he took a group to Costa Rica, where the Resplendent Quetzal was the main attraction.