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2011-09-30 07:00:00

Through a partnership with Ohio State University, US and Latin American scholars collaborate on agricultural research. Honduras (PRWEB) September 30, 2011 Graduates of leading agricultural university, Zamorano University, continue to impress academics at the prestigious Ohio State University. Since 2004, the Zamorano-Ohio State Internship Program has allowed US and Latin American scholars to partner and collaborate on projects. The program is a great success. Speaking at a recent conference...

2011-08-24 10:00:00

Company expands its popular free trial program to additional countries and carriers. Middlebury, CT (PRWEB) August 24, 2011 Aryty.com, the web-based service that lets people in the U.S., Canada and more than 28 other countries send prepaid mobile phone credit to friends and family overseas, announced today that it has expanded its popular free trial program to additional countries and carriers. Customers wanting to try before they buy can now send recharge loads to mobile phones serviced by...

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2011-08-19 15:52:22

The eighth tropical depression of the Atlantic Ocean hurricane season formed from the low pressure System 93L on August 19 at 8 a.m. EDT and satellite data from NASA shows strong rainmaking potential as the depression moves out of the Caribbean and inland this weekend. Infrared satellite data gives forecasters a good idea at the strength and height of thunderstorms, and the rainfall potential that they carry with them. When NASA's Aqua satellite passed over Tropical Depression 8 (TD8)...

2011-08-17 07:03:00

DALLAS, Aug. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Entrust, Inc., customer Grupo Financiero Ficohsa is taking a proactive stance in securing customer identities by expanding their strong authentication solution to include mobile authentication via Entrust IdentityGuard Mobile software tokens. An Entrust customer since 2007, Ficohsa's strong market and technology leadership in Central America is further strengthened by migrating users to soft tokens on mobile platforms. "Our organization is always...

2011-07-13 23:23:43

Two Baylor University professors use a bottle of Coca-Cola to teach basic business principles to minimally educated entrepreneurs in developing countries. "Sold in more than 200 countries and territories, it is a readily available resource for teaching business lessons in developing countries," said Blaine McCormick, Ph.D., professor of management at Baylor University's Hankamer School of Business. "Our goal is to teach small business owners how to increase demand for what they sell and the...

2011-06-24 11:31:00

Pew applauds new marine protections covering all national waters ROATAN, Honduras, June 24, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Honduran President Porfirio Lobo Sosa announced a permanent shark sanctuary in Honduran waters today, building on the country's 2010 shark-fishing moratorium. The designation encompasses all 240,000 square kilometers (92,665 square miles) of the country's exclusive economic zone on its Pacific and Caribbean coasts. (Photo:...


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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