toucanet


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tou·ca·net

 (to͞o′kə-nĕt′, to͞o′kə-nĕt′)
n.
Any of several small toucans of the genera Aulacorhynchus, Selenidera, and Pteroglossus.

toucanet

(ˌtuːkənˈɛt)
n
(Animals) a type of small toucan
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.toucanet - small toucantoucanet - small toucan        
toucan - brilliantly colored arboreal fruit-eating bird of tropical America having a very large thin-walled beak
Aulacorhyncus, genus Aulacorhyncus - a genus of Ramphastidae
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1) Nor were forgotten or underrated the black meat birds hunted in Brazil, such as the guan, the curassow, the fruitcrow, the toucanet, the toucan, the oropendola, the woodpecker and the seriema because "varied are the ways of preparing them";1 nor were forgotten birds such as the thrush, which should not be neglected because of its small size, "as they offer very tasty dishes".
According to court records, some of the endangered species were the Yellow-crowned Amazon, the Green-winged Macaw, the black-and-white ruffed lemur, the Sarus Crane, Red-breasted Parakeet, the Toco Toucan, the Safforn Toucanet, the Serval Cat, and the red-footed tortoise.
The loft was composed of eight species of ramphastids: seven tocotoucans (Ramphastos toco), four red-breasted toucans (Ramphastos dicolorus), four red-billed toucans (Ramphastos tucanus), four spot-billed toucanets (Selenidera maculirostris), three black-necked aracaris (Pteroglossus aracari), one saffron toucanet (Pteroglossus bailloni), one channel-billed toucan (Ramphastos vitellinus) and one chestnut-eared aracari (Pteroglossus castanotis).
Some species that once moved seasonally into the lowlands, such as the toucanet Selenidera spectabilis and the hummingbird Klais guimeti, have rarely been recorded recently and were not recorded during our censuses.