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  • Over 375 birds have been recorded, notable species being king vulture Sarcoramphus papa, harpy eagle Harpia harpyia (LR), great curassow Crax rubra, crested guan Penelope purpurescens, scarlet macaw Ara macao, green macaw A. ambigua and military macaw A. militaris.

    Río Plátano Biosphere Reserve, Honduras

  • Among the bird species the following are the commonest: military macaw Ara militaris (VU), rufescent tinamu Crypturellus cinnamomeus, spot‑bellied bobwhite Colinus leucopogon, great curassow Crax rubra, crested guan Penelope purpurascens, blue‑winged teal Anas discors, roseate spoonbill Ajaia ajaja, thick knee Burhinus bistriatus, jabiru Jabiru mycteria (VU), ibis Eudocimus albus and laughing falcon Herpetotheres cachinans.

    Area de Conservación Guanacaste, Costa Rica

  • Epitoma rei militaris De re militari, Book 3, Paragraph 1.


  • The powerful eagles Spizaetus tyrannus, Morphnus guianensis and Harpia harpyja, the critically endangered blue knobbed curassow Crax alberti, six species of macaws Ara ambigua, A. militaris, A. ararauna, A. macao, A. chloroptera, and A. severa, among others.

    Magdalena-Urabá moist forests

  • Epitoma rei militaris De re militari, Book 3, Paragraph 1.


  • In any case, many medievalists are now fully aware of the central importance of res militaris in determining the social and political structure of medieval Europe, and appreciate how great an impact they had on the daily lives of men and women of all classes.

    De Re Militari: The Society for Medieval Military History » Introduction to Volume 1, by Bernard S. Bachrach

  • Other endangered species include: Cypripedium macranthon, Calypso bulbosa, Epipogium phyllum, Orchis militaris, Trapa natans, Paeonia anomala, Nymphaea candida and other plants.

    West Siberian broadleaf and mixed forests

  • Nationally endangered plant species (15 species in total) include: Cypripedium macranthon, Calypso bulbosa, Orchis militaris and Cotoneaster lucidus.

    East Siberian taiga

  • Birds that may visit mangrove communities include Amazona autumnalis, scarlet macaw (Ara macao), green macaw (Ara ambigua), military macaw (A. militaris), snowy cotinga (Carpodectes nitidus), and several parrots, parakeets, and hummingbirds.

    Mosquitia-Nicaraguan Caribbean Coast mangroves

  • Other endangered birds that utilize this and neighboring ecoregions include the ochre-breasted pipit (Anthus nattereri), yellow cardinal (Gubernatrix cristata), saffron-cowled blackbird (Xanthopsar flavus), and pampas meadowlark (Sturnella militaris).

    Uruguayan savanna


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