chachalaca


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Noun1.chachalaca - slender arboreal guan resembling a wild turkey; native to Central America and Mexico; highly regarded as game birds
gallinacean, gallinaceous bird - heavy-bodied largely ground-feeding domestic or game birds
genus Ortalis, Ortalis - chachalacas
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En esta sierra habitan 330 especies de aves como el pajaro carpintero, el jilguero, el cuervo, la chachalaca, el colibri, el aguila real y el cojolite, algunas estan en peligro de extincion, como la guacamaya verde y el perico guayabera.
Frequent visitors to the saltlick during the day include two species of primates, red howler monkeys (Alouatta seniculus) and white-bellied spider monkeys (Ateles belzebuth), and several species of birds, including common piping guan (Pipile pipile), plumbeous pigeon (Columba plumbea), ruddy quail-dove (Geotrygon montana), speckled chachalaca (Ortalisguttata), mealy amazon (Amazona farinosa) and yellow-crowned amazon (Amazona ochrocephala).
Oil & gas company GeoPark (NYSE:GPRK) said on Thursday that it has discovered a new oil field upon drilling the well Chachalaca 1 exploratory well on the Llanos 34 Block in Colombia.
Es autor de programas de informatica y linguistica como Temoa, Pohua, Tlachia, Chachalaca, GDN y CEN.
In restoring habitat for the ocelot, we're also improving conditions for species such as javelina, chachalaca, and the state-endangered Texas tortoise and indigo snake, and an immense number of bird species.
Far off in the distance, I hear the whistling call of the chachalaca, one of Tobago's national birds.
Zinc toxicosis due to ingestion of a penny in a gray-headed chachalaca (Ortalis cinereiceps).
The main prey in relation to the percentage of RNIC was, in order of importance, nine-banded armadillo followed by white-nosed coati and finally the west Mexican chachalaca Ortalis poliocephala, which provide 68% of RBC (Table 1).
Entre las especies de fauna silvestre amenazadas con presencia en el PNCA se encuentran mamiferos como el gato montes (Feliscolocolo), el tigrillo (Felis pardalis), el jaguar (Panthera onca), el oso hormiguero (Tamandua mexicana), el oso de anteojos (Tremarctos ornatus); aves como el perico macareno (Brotogeris pyrrhopterus), el halcon peregrino (Falcoperegrinus), el perico pachaloro (Forpusxanthops), la chachalaca cabecirrufa (Ortalis erythroptera), la pava aliblanca (Penelope albipennis), el cormoran neotropical (Phalacrocorax olivaceus, el loro negro (Pionus chalcopterus), el condor de la selva (Sarcoramphuspapa), el condor andino (Vulturgryphus); y reptiles como la (Boa constrictor) y el cocodrilo de Tumbes (Cocodrylus acutus) (Inrena & ProNaturaleza, 2001, tabla 1).
Para la Praxis concordaron datos de alimentacion de Meleagris gallopavo, tambien registros acerca de chachalaca, codorniz y paloma para alimentarse pero son especies distintas como: Ortalis poliocephala y Cyrtonyx montezumae (Codorniz Moctezuma) y Patagioenas fasciata (paloma de collar).