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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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While the project is known for its silver NI 43-101 resource estimate ('Resource') News Release dated 07 February, 2019, recent gold-focused exploration on targets peripheral to the Resource has yielded significant gold results from the Nava, Faisanes, Chachalaca and Guacamayo targets.
Once-common species, like plain chachalaca and hooded orioles, had almost disappeared.
Chachalaca Sur 1 exploration well, Tigana Norte 9 appraisal well, and Tigana Sur Oeste 5 and Jacana 21 development wells drilled and currently being tested
Consideraron que por su tamano, forma y material, esos nidos podrian ser sitios utiles principalmente para la paloma de monte (Zenaida asiatica) y la chachalaca (Ortalis vetula).
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.
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."
The Chaco chachalaca (Ortalis canicollis, Wagler, 1830) is a conspicuous cracid from Southwestern of South America, locally abundant in the Pantanal (Sick, 1997), which vegetation is a mosaic of patches of deciduous forest, gallery forest, palm swamps, savannas, and grassy open areas accordingly to soil quality and effect of annual floods (Pott and Pott, 1994).
Far off in the distance, I hear the whistling call of the chachalaca, one of Tobago's national birds.