crested screamer


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Noun1.crested screamer - distinguished from the horned screamer by a feathery crest on the back of the headcrested screamer - distinguished from the horned screamer by a feathery crest on the back of the head
screamer - gooselike aquatic bird of South America having a harsh trumpeting call
Chauna, genus Chauna - crested screamers
chaja, Chauna torquata - largest crested screamer; native to southern Brazil and Argentina
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SERENE: Ducks at the Washington Wetland Centre; RARE: Birdkeeper Owen Joiner with almost extinct Hawaiin Geese; HEY, GOOD LOOKING: The Crested Screamer has made the centre its home; HAVING A GANDER: The rare red breasted geese can be found at the centre; BALANCING ACT: Ducks take a break from the water; PICTURES: DAVE CHARLTON www.icNewcastle.co.uk/buyaphoto ref: 01240459
The crested screamer weighs 4.4 to 11 pounds and can be 3ft in length.
The pair of Crested Screamers at Washington Wetland Centre are well named.