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  • noun a genus of Psittacidae


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  • She was a fantastic amazona who could turn herself into a cat with a double blink of her eyes.

    The Lady Matador’s Hotel

  • Birds most specific to mangroves include roseate spoonbill (Ajaia ajaja), gray-necked wood rail (Aramides cajanea), rufous-necked wood rail (A. axillaris), mangrove black-hawk (Buteogallus subtilis), yellow-billed cotinga (Carpodectes antoniae) (now rare), green kingfisher (Chloroceryle americana), Amazon kingfisher (Chloroceryle amazona) lesser nighthawk (Chordeiles acutipennis), rufous-browed peppershrike (Cyclarhis gujanensis) and many others.

    Gulf of Panama mangroves

  • 97 10 Great Green Kingfisher; _Chloroceryle amazona_ (Lath.) 11 Tiny Emerald Kingfisher; _Chloroceryle americana_ (Gmel.) 103 25 Gecko; _Thecadactylus rapicaudus_ (Houtt.) 109 8 Howling Monkeys; _Alouatta seniculus macconnelli_ Elliot

    Edge of the Jungle


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