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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Type genus of the family of birds of the order Coraciiformes.

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  • Among the endemic birds associated with mangroves are the Cuban Green Woodpecker Xiphidiopicus percussus, the Jamaican tody Todus Todus, and endemic subspecies of...
  • Also to be seen are birds such as the tocororo (Priotelus temnurus), zunzuncito or pájaro mosca (Mellisuga helenae), sabanero (Sturnella magna hipocrepis), cartacuba...
  • Some of the most characteristic are the Hispaniolan parrot (Amazona ventralis), the parakeet (Aratinga chloroptera), the Hispamiolan lizard cuckoo (Saurothera longirostris),...
  • Birds are also highly diverse, most notable because they are endemic to the island including the olive-capped warbler (Dendroica pityophila), the critically endangered Cuban... for more
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