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2013-05-24 23:16:37

The Ayurveda foundation's program in Honduras is offered by internationally recognized Escuela Ayurveda de California in June, 2013 Honduras (PRWEB) May 24, 2013 Ayurveda Peru is the traditional medicine of India. Ayurveda means in sanscrit "knowledge or wisdom of life." While a medical science, its scope enters into the realms of the spirit and the transformation of consciousness. Its fundamental philosophy is that disease is the end result of living out of harmony with our environment. In...

Seekers Of Past Honduran, Mexican Civilizations Speak At Meeting Of The Americas On Wednesday
2013-05-15 10:51:47

American Geophysical Union A high-tech archeological exploration team of scientists and a filmmaker, who announced a year ago that they had glimpsed remnants of what might be a fabled ancient city in the Honduran rain forests, plans to speak about the team´s discoveries here tomorrow (15 May) at the 2013 Meeting of the Americas, and to show previously undisclosed images of apparent archeological sites. A 7-page article in last week´s The New Yorker magazine by Douglas Preston...

Scientists Discover New Species Of Green Palm-Pit Viper
2013-05-14 16:42:12

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Scientists writing in the journal Zookeys say they have discovered a new species of green palm-pit viper located in northern Honduras. The new snake species, Bothriechis guifarroi, was previously confused with other Honduran palm pit vipers, but a genetic analysis helped reveal it to be a new species. Bothriechis guifarroi was discovered by scientists performing two expeditions in 2010 aimed at studying the fauna of Texiguat...

2013-05-06 23:16:32

Van Doorn Tower Crane Consultants (http://www.vandoorntcc.com) has assisted in a hydropower plant project in Honduras that will help provide power to roughly 2 million homes in the country. Known as the “hydropower plant La Vegona,” the structure is designed to promote clean energy and help the country meet its growing power needs. Honduras (PRWEB) May 06, 2013 A new hydropower plant in Honduras will help provide power to roughly 2 million homes in the country. Known as the...

2013-04-01 23:02:09

Lafayette Regional Vein & Laser Center vein specialist improves access to vein disease care in Honduras Lafayette, IN (PRWEB) April 01, 2013 Dr. Marlin Schul and a team from the Lafayette Regional Vein and Laser Center in Lafayette, IN joined a group of vein specialists for an annual pilgrimage to Honduras to help thousands of patients suffering from vein disease. The mission was part of the Hackett-Hemwall Foundation´s efforts. Established in the 1960´s, the foundation is...


Latest Honduras Reference Libraries

Honduran White Bat, Ectophylla alba
2012-08-10 11:10:50

The Honduran white bat (Ectophylla alba) is the sole member of its genus. It is native to western Panama, Nicaragua, Honduras, and Costa Rica, and can be found living at altitudes of up to 2,296 feet. It can reach an average body length between 1.4 and 1.8 inches. This bat has white fur on its entire body, a trait for which it was named, except for it small ears and nose which are yellow in color. It will construct tents within the leaves of the Heliconia plant, by biting the veins that...

Red-throated Caracara, Ibycter americanus
2012-04-02 16:55:31

The Red-throated Caracara, (Ibycter americanus), is a species of bird of prey in the Falconidae family. It is the only member of its genus Ibycter. It is sometimes incorrectly placed in the Daptrius genus with the Black Caracara. It is found in Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guatemala, Guyana, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Peru, Suriname, and Venezuela. The habitats of this social bird are subtropical and tropical moist lowland forests...

Tawny-faced Quail, Rhynchortyx cinctus
2012-03-22 21:32:37

The Tawny-faced Quail (Rhynchortyx cinctus) is a species of bird in the Odontophoridae family. It is the only bird in its genus. It is found throughout Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Honduras, Nicaragua, and Panama. Its habitat includes subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and subtropical or tropical moist mountain forests. Image Caption: Artistic Depiction of Male Tawny-faced Quail. Credit: Wikipedia (public domain)

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2009-04-07 13:52:49

The Three-wattled Bellbird (Procnias tricarunculata) is a species of bird native to Central America from western Honduras south to eastern Panama. They are found primarily in the Costa Rican highlands in the breeding season and migrate to lower elevations in the colder months. This bird is between 9.75 and 12 inches long. The body, tail, and wings of the male are mostly chestnut-brown. The head is white with a black eye ring, eye stripe, and bill. Its name comes from the three worm-like...

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2008-02-06 15:18:07

The Caribbean Dove (Leptotila jamaicensis), is a species of bird in the Columbidae family, which include doves and pigeons. It is found in Bahamas, Cayman Islands, Colombia, Honduras, Jamaica, Mexico, and Turks and Caicos Islands. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry forests, subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, and heavily degraded former forest.

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call-note
  • The call or cry of a bird or other animal to its mate or its young.
'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'
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