Toucan sentence example
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.
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.
Among the Amazon species may be mentioned the parrot, macaw (Macrocercus), toucan (Ramphastos), curassow (Crax), penelope, trogon, and horned screamer (Palamedea cornuta).
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.
Parrots and paroquets are numerous everywhere in the tropical and subtropical regions, as also the gorgeously coloured macaw and awkward toucan.Advertisement
The pedestrian subway at Hereford Street will be replaced with a new on-street toucan crossing for pedestrians and cyclists.
Into the rest of the early history of the toucan's discovery it is needless to go.'
We also saw our first Toco Toucan and several hummingbirds attending a Flame Tree in bloom?
For example, toucans and kestrels lay similar sized eggs, yet toucan eggs hatch in about half the time.
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As we stood outside the hotel a Bat Falcon flew past and we saw all three toucan species very well.
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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.