Toucans Sentence Examples
The tail is capable of free vertical motion, and controlled by strong muscles, so that, at least in the true toucans, when the bird is preparing to sleep it is reverted and lies almost flat on the back, on which also the huge bill reposes, pointing in the opposite direction.
Toucans in confinement feed mainly on fruit, but little seems amiss to them, and they swallow grubs, reptiles and small birds with avidity.
Between 1803 and 1806 Le Vaillant also published in just the same style two volumes with the title of Histoire naturelle des oiseaux de Paradis et des rolliers, suivie de celle des toucans et des barbus, an assemblage of forms, which, miscellaneous as it is,.was surpassed in incongruity by a fourth work on the same scale, the Histoire naturelle des promerops et des guepiers, des couroucous et des touracos, for herein are found jays, waxwings, the cock-of-the-rock (Rupicola), and what not besides.
The group Aulacorhamphus, or "groove-bills," with a considerable but rather uncertain number of species, contains the rest of the toucans.
Many species of humming-birds are found even far up in the mountains, and great numbers of parrots, araras and toucans, beautiful of feather but harsh of voice, enliven the forests of the lowlands.Advertisement
Over 568 species of birds include tinamous and toucans, cotingas and antbirds, manakins and puffbirds, hummingbirds and spinetails.
Some 200 different species of birds live in the park and include toucans, cranes, peacocks, hummingbirds, macaws and flamingos.
At this place we saw wild toucans and little spider monkeys, they are so beautiful.
One moment of drama has two Channel-billed toucans appearing to chase a Grey-headed Kite out of a wild nutmeg tree.
Even better were distant calling toucans, which were three Chestnut-mandibled Toucans which we gleefully picked up in the distance.Advertisement
For example, toucans and kestrels lay similar sized eggs, yet toucan eggs hatch in about half the time.
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They compose the family Rhamphastidae of Coraciiform birds, and are associated with the woodpeckers (Picidae) and puff-birds and jacamars (Galbulidae); their nearest allies perhaps exist among the Capitonidae, but none of these is believed to have the long feather-like tongue which is so characteristic of the toucans, and is, so far as known, possessed besides only by the Momotidae (see MoTMOT).
One moment of drama has two Channel-billed Toucans appearing to chase a Grey-headed Kite out of a wild nutmeg tree.
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To these follow the tanagers (Tanagridae), with upwards of forty genera (only one of which crosses the border), and about 300 species; the piculules (Dendrocolaptidae), with as many genera, and over 200 species; the ant-thrushes, (Formicariidae), with more than thirty genera, and nearly 200 species; together with other groups which, if not so large as those just named, are yet just as well defined, and possibly more significant, namely, the tapaculos (Pteroptochidae), the toucans (Rhamphastidae), the jacamars (Galbulidae), the motmots (Monotidae), the todies (Todidae), the trumpeters (Psophiidae), and the screamers (Palamedeidae); besides such isolated forms as the seriema (Cariama), and the sun-bittern (Eurypyga).
The other birds include parrots, toucans, gaudily coloured cuckoos, lories, swallows, shrikes, sun-birds, kingfishers, weavers, finches, wild pigeons and crows.
The toucans are limited to the new world, and by far the greater number inhabit the north of South America, especially Guiana and the valley of the Amazons.
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At this place we saw wild Toucans and little spider monkeys, they are so beautiful.Advertisement