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White-throated Tinamou
2006-10-19 13:29:50

The White-throated Tinamou, Tinamus guttatus, is a species of bird native to the Amazon rainforest of Brazil. They inhabit forests as well as bush. These birds measure between 12.5 to 14.2 inches in length. They eat seeds, fruits and invertebrates. They lay a clutch of 4 or 5 eggs of an intense blue green color. It is a relatively abundant species in its habitat and the main threat to it is...

Elegant Crested Tinamou
2006-09-25 14:51:38

The Elegant Crested Tinamou, Eudromia elegans, is a medium-sized, up to 16.2 inches long, partridge-like bird found in the grassland and savanna of Chile and Argentina. This bird is dark or yellowish brown with a short tail and wings. There are two white stripes on the side of the face. There is a long crest with pointed upward tip. The feet have no hind toes and the bluish or grayish legs...

Word of the Day
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.