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2008-09-02 09:00:25

RANDOLPH, N.J., Sept. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Tanager AudioWorks, Inc. today announced the availability of their SongFrame(TM) Songwriter's Toolkit, perhaps the most comprehensive songwriting application available for songwriters and recording musicians. SongFrame provides expert help in developing interesting chord progressions, melodies, lyrics, rhythm, and overall song structure. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080225/NYM127LOGO ) SongFrame serves as the primary notebook and...


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2008-11-29 19:30:59

The Shining Honeycreeper (Cyanerpes lucidus), is a small bird of the tanager family. It is found in Central America from southern Mexico to Panama and northwest Colombia. Its habitat is forest canopy or forest edges with secondary growth. The adult is barely 4 inches long and weighs a mere 0.4 ounces. It has a long downward curved bill. The male is purple/blue with black wings, tail and throat, and bright yellow legs. The female has green upperparts, a greenish-blue head, buff throat and...

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2008-05-02 14:55:58

The Red-legged Honeycreeper (Cyanerpes cyaneus), is a small bird in the tanager family. It is found in the tropical New World from southern Mexico south to Peru, Bolivia and central Brazil, and on Cuba, Trinidad and Tobago. This is a species of forest edge, open woodland, and cocoa and citrus plantations. The Red-legged Honeycreeper is often found in small groups. The Red-legged Honeycreeper is 4.8 inches long, weighs 0.50 ounces and has a medium-long black, slightly down-curved bill. The...

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2008-05-02 14:30:12

The Diademed Tanager (Stephanophorus diadematus), is the only species of bird in the genus Stephanophorus. It is purple-blue with a white crown characterised by a small red patch, and it is found mostly in open areas in southern Brazil to northeast Argentina. Photo Copyright and Credit

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2008-05-02 14:14:20

The Black-goggled Tanager (Trichothraupis melanops), is the only species of bird in the genus Trichothraupis. Its distinctive black forehead and ocular area give it a "goggled" effect. It is found in tropical forests in eastern Peru to Bolivia, and in southern Brazil. Photo Copyright and Credit

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2008-05-02 14:12:42

The White-lined Tanager (Tachyphonus rufus), is a resident breeder from Costa Rica south to northern Argentina. It occurs in semi-open areas including gardens. In Trinidad and Tobago they are commonly called "˜Parson' (for the male), and "˜Singing Angel'. They are highly valued for their whistling ability. It also has feet adapted for perching. Adult White-lined Tanagers are 7.25 inches long and weigh 1.2 ounces. They are long-tailed and with a mostly black stout pointed bill. The adult...

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Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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