783) had dissected a toucan that belonged to Charles IX.
TOUCAN, the Brazilian name of a bird,' long since adopted into nearly all European languages, and apparently first given currency in England (though not then used as an English word) in 1668 2 by W.
In strong contrast to the ungainly toucan is the tiny humming-bird, whose beautiful plumage, swiftness of flight and power of wing are sources of constant wonder and admiration.
Oxfordshire, p. 182) recorded a toucan found within two miles of Oxford in 1644, the body of which was given to the repository in the medical school of that university, where, he said, "it is still to be seen."
Another interesting species is the toucan (Ramphastos), whose enormous beak, awkward flight and raucous voice make it a conspicuous object in the great forests of northern Brazil.
Toucan Unlimited sells tropical dark wood earring trees for the ultimate organization and style.
Into the rest of the early history of the toucan's discovery it is needless to go.'
Owen's description showed this view to be groundless, and he attributed the extraordinary development of the toucan's beak to the need of compensating, by the additional power of mastication thus given, for the absence of any of the grinding structures that are so characteristic of the intestinal tract of vegetable-eating birds - its digestive organs possessing a general simplicity of formation.
Among the Amazon species may be mentioned the parrot, macaw (Macrocercus), toucan (Ramphastos), curassow (Crax), penelope, trogon, and horned screamer (Palamedea cornuta).
Parrots and paroquets are numerous everywhere in the tropical and subtropical regions, as also the gorgeously coloured macaw and awkward toucan.
toucan crossings are shared with cyclists who are allowed to ride across.
We also saw our first Toco Toucan and several hummingbirds attending a Flame Tree in bloom?
see also Pegasus crossing; puffin crossing; toucan crossing; zebra crossing.
see also pelican crossing; puffin crossing; toucan crossing; zebra crossing.
The pedestrian subway at Hereford Street will be replaced with a new on-street toucan crossing for pedestrians and cyclists.
toucan broadband contracts are valid for 12 months, so you will have to cover the remaining subscription costs if you have to cancel.
toucan species very well.
For example, toucans and kestrels lay similar sized eggs, yet toucan eggs hatch in about half the time.
There was a fun "do-it-yourself" feel to the end product, but if you don't like the idea of a Toucan Sam notebook, you can use the plain side of the box as your cover and decorate to your heart's content.
oyseaux, p. 184) gave a characteristic figure of its beak, and in 1558 Thevet (Singularitez de la France antarctique, pp. 88-90) a long description, together with a woodcut (in some respects inaccurate, but quite unmistakable) of the whole bird, under the name of "Toucan," which he was the first to publish.
2 In 1656 the beak of an "Aracari of Brazil," which was a toucan of some sort, was contained in the Musaeum tradescantianum (p. 2), but the word toucan does not appear there.
Toucan broadband contracts are valid for 12 months, so you will have to cover the remaining subscription costs if you have to cancel.
As we stood outside the hotel a Bat Falcon flew past and we saw all three toucan species very well.
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