Hoazin

Related to Hoazin: Opisthocomidae, Opisthocomiformes

Hoa´zin


n.1.(Zool.) A remarkable South American bird (Opisthocomus cristatus); the crested touraco. By some Zoologists it is made the type of a distinct order (Opisthocomi).
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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La siembra a escala industrial ha promovido la remocion de formaciones vegetales originales: bosques altos, palmares de Socratea exorrhiza, vegetacion acuatica, matorrales y pastizales con restos de bosque (RangelCh & Minorta-Cely, 2014), a su vez que se han generado eventos de extincion local de las aves asociadas al piedemonte: Anhima cornuta, Neochen jubata, Amazonetta brasilensis, Aburria aburri, Mitu tomentosum, Crax daubentoni, Harpia harpia, Opisthocomus hoazin, Eurypyga helias, Geotrigon linearis, Orthopsittaca manilata, Atene cunicularia, Nyctibius grandis, Eutoxeres aquila, Phaetornis malaris, Pachyramphus cinnamomeus, P.
2004: Exposure to ecotourism reduces survival and affects stress response in hoatzin chicks (Opisthocomus hoazin).
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].
Estudo osteologico e miologico do cranio de Opisthocomus hoazin (Muller, 1776) (Aves: Opisthocomidae) comparado com algumas especies de Cracidae, Musophagidae e Cuculidae.
Otro detalle que se debe destacar, es que estos ambientes tambien son frecuentados por otros grupos de aves, especificamente Ophistocomus hoazin (shansho).
Two relatively widespread, although not species rich, families are represented at the South American sites, but not in Panama: Opisthocomidae (Hoatzins, Opisthocomus hoazin) and Psophiidae (screamers).
The horned screamer (Anhima cornuta), a fat black bird with a loud, trumpetlike cry, nests on the banks, together with the noisy hoatzin (Opisthocomus hoazin).
Pitelka et al., 1955 [C] Andersson and Gotmark, 1980 [C] Opisthocomus hoazin Strahl and Schmitz, 1990 [C] Corvus spp.
Since describing the bird, Opisthocomos hoazin, in 1776, ornithologists have had problems pinpointing its closest kin, as the hoatzin looks and acts so unlike other birds.
Numerous along the creeks of the Hato are partridge-like chenchenas (ophistocomus hoazin), probably related to the cuckoo bird.