from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A genus of Dendrocolaptidæ, or South American tree-creepers, characterized by the short, compressed, and upturned bill, and ranging from Mexico to southern Brazil.
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Wege & Long identified within Atlantic dry forests five key areas (Parnaguá and Corrente; Coribe; Palmas de Monte Alto; Itacarambi and Mocambinho; and Brejo do Amparo) that are important for conservation of six globally threatened birds (hyacinth macaw, Anodorhynchus hyacithinus; vinaceous amazon, Amazona vinacea; golden-capped parakeet, Aratinga auricapilla; moustached woodcreeper, Xiphocolaptes falcirostris; great xenops, Megaxenops paranaguae; and minas gerais tyrannulet, Phylloscartes roquettei).
Each card features an alphabeastie -- an animal silhouette rendered completely in typeface of varying weights and case: an alligator made up of "A" s, a zebra made up of "Z" s-- even a xenops made from "X" s!