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Scarlet Tanager
2005-06-02 09:17:26

The Scarlet Tanager (Piranga olivacea) is a medium-sized songbird of the Tanager family Thraupidae. Adult birds have a pale stout pointed bill. Males are bright red with black wings and tail; females are yellowish on the underparts and olive on top, with olive-brown wings and tail. The winter plumage of the adult male is similar to the female however, the wings and tail remain darker....

Western Tanager
2005-06-01 21:06:27

The Western Tanager (Piranga ludoviciana) is a medium-sized songbird of the Tanager family, Thraupidae. Adults have pale stout pointed bills, yellow underparts and light wing bars. Adult males have a bright red face and a yellow shoulder, with black wings and tail; females have a yellow head and are olive on the back, with dark wings and tail. Their breeding habitat is coniferous or mixed...

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  • A style of popular dance music originating along the border between Texas and Mexico, characterized by the use of accordion, drums, and 12-string bass guitar and traditionally based on polka, waltz, and bolero rhythms.
The word 'conjunto' comes through Spanish, from Latin coniūnctus, past participle of coniungere, to join together; see conjoin