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2014-10-31 23:09:55

Naples Zoo announces for the first time ever, researchers funded by three American zoos have affixed Argos (Doppler) transmitters to one of Central America’s most endangered bird species, the


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2009-04-07 13:54:52

The Long-wattled Umbrellabird (Cephalopterus penduliger) is a species of bird found in western Colombia and Ecuador. Its habitat is the humid forests. It is sensitive to habitat destruction, and because of its large size it is easy to hunt. Only a few populations live within protected areas and it is considered vulnerable. The male has a long, inflatable wattle on the neck that can be up to 13.75 inches long and covered in short, scaly feathers. The female has a wattle that is only about...

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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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