tinamou


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heavy-bodied small-winged South American game bird resembling a gallinaceous bird but related to the ratite birds

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In 2015, a deceased adult elegant-crested tinamou kept at Wuppertal Zoo (Wuppertal, Germany) underwent necropsy at the University of Veterinary Medicine Hannover, Foundation (Hannover, Germany).
1988), except Chikilian and Speroni (1996) who identified a moderate amount of glycoprotein in the secretory portion of the glands of tinamou.
Techniques for studying the behavioral ecology of forest-dwelling tinamous (Tinamidae).
Thirty-nine responded to the general category of birds, 49 were asked about the Nicobar Pigeon, 60 were asked about the Taveta Golden Weaver, 44 were asked about the Crested Tinamou, and 50 were asked about the Great Hornbill.
The spotted tinamou (Nothura maculosa) is the most widespread and abundant tinamou in Argentina with 6 sub-species described (Bump & Bump, 1969; Del Hoyo & Elliot) where is popular as a game bird enjoyed by hunters and appreciated for its delicious meat.
I found supplemental biographical information in Alan Wald's introduction to Babb's short story collection, Cry of the Tinamou (1997).
Attempt to discover if the rare Magdalena tinamou has survived into the 21st century
At the Chaco site the tinamou, falcon, pigeon, woodpecker, hornero, edge flycatcher, savannah flycatcher, pond flycatcher and finch groups showed significant size assortment, whereas the heron, raptor, parrot and hummingbird groups did not (Size Assortment Analyses section).
In Latin America they don't need to rely on buying or making their Easter eggs - the tinamou bird lays multicoloured eggs which make ideal Easter gifts.
The bird community of the matorral is very rich and diverse, and has common species, such as the Chilean tinamou (Nothoprocta perdicaria), unprotected and often overhunted, dove (Zenaidura auriculata), meadowlark (Sturnella loyca), thrush (Turdus falcklandii), finch (Diuca diuca), mockingbird (Mimus thenca), and blackbird (Curaeus curaeus).
Some of the more prized species such as curassow and tinamou have apparently increased in abundance in the Limbo area since the establishment of the Soberania National Park (J.
I think I've been fortunate to hunt six or seven different tinamou species, but the one that's encountered most often is the spotted tinamou, and that's the bird I expected to find in front of Mattute's point.
Towne Matthew D & Suzanne Michelle, to Eastgate Linda L; $164,000; 670 Tinamou Ln.
The items consumed included raw and stew meat by Dasyprocta punctata (Linnaeus 1758) (Smythe, 1978), eggs, nestling and/or adults of domesticated birds (chicken, tinamou, goose and helmeted guinea fowl) eaten by Dasyprocta azarae (Lichtenstein, 1823) or hybrids of D.