Cracidae


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Related to Cracidae: chachalaca, Cracinae
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Noun1.Cracidae - curassows; guans; chachalacas
bird family - a family of warm-blooded egg-laying vertebrates characterized by feathers and forelimbs modified as wings
Galliformes, order Galliformes - pheasants; turkeys; grouse; partridges; quails; chickens; brush turkeys; curassows; hoatzins
guan - any of several large turkey-like game birds of the family Cracidae; native to jungles of tropical America; resembling the curassows and valued as food
Crax, genus Crax - type genus of the Cracidae: curassows
genus Penelope, Penelope - a genus of guans (turkey-like arboreal birds valued as game and food birds)
genus Pipile, Pipile - genus of large crested guans (the piping guans)
genus Ortalis, Ortalis - chachalacas
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TGP (2011) reporto el uso de especies de las familias Cracidae (paujil, pavas, manacaraco), Tinamidae (perdices, panguana) y Columbidae (palomas).
It's an exuberant account of how Nigel Hughes came by degrees to realise that his life would not be complete until he had painted all the Cracidae, that is the curassows and their relations--exotic birds found in ever more remote parts of Latin America.
TC15 51 0.49 0.87 TC20 0.49 0.99 T 175 No fue posible ajustar estos modelos Cracidae TC15 30 0.28 0.55 TC20 0.27 0.50 21 No fue posible ajustar estos modelos Primates TC 0 No fue posible ajustar estos modelos Grandes T 36 No fue posible ajustar estos modelos Primates TC 0 No fue posible ajustar estos modelos pequenos T 32 No fue posible ajustar estos modelos Sp.
Vicariant speciation of curassows (Aves, Cracidae): a hypothesis based on mitochondrial DNA phylogeny.
oleracea are eaten by: Cracidae (Penelope marail), Psittacidae (Ara macao and Deroptyus accipitrinus), Ramphastidae (Ramphastos tucanus) and Cotingidae (Querula purpurata) (A.
Durante este estudio se escogieron aleatoriamente 100 aves silvestres correspondientes a 11 familias (Psittacidae, Ramphastidae, Ophistocomidae, Cracidae, Anatidae, Icteridae, Alaudidae, Burhinidae, Phoenicopteridae, Anhimidae y Rallidae) y 16 especies (Ara ararauna, Ara macao, Amazona spp, Amazona ochrocephala, Ramphastos toco, Aulacorhynchus prasinus, Ramphastos tucanus, Ophistocomus hoazin, Crax Alberti, Anas discors, Agelaius icterocephalus, Alauda arvensis, Burhinus bistriatus, Phoenicopterus ruber roseus, Chauna chavarria, Gallinula chloropus), a las cuales se les tomo muestras correspondientes a 4 gramos de materia fecal [22].
Some organs of the razor-billed curassow (Pauxi tuberosa Spix, Cracidae) are used by a riverine community of the Oriental Amazonia in Brazil (Barros et al., 2011).