from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A genus of birds conterminous in Cuvier's classification with the modern family Dacnididæ or Cærebidæ the pitpits or honey-creepers.
  • noun A genus of North American worm-eating warblers, of the family Mniotiltidæ.


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  • Between the two areas there are at least 60 restricted range species including the Chocó tinamou (VU) (Crypturellus kerriae), Baudó oropendola (EN) (Psarocolius cassini), viridian dacnis (Dacnis viguieri), crested ant-tanager (Habia cristata), Lita woodpecker (Piculus litea), and plumbeous forest-falcon (EN) (Micrastur plumbeus) just to name a few.

    Chocó-Darién moist forests

  • Birds with a restricted distribution found here include russet-backed oropendolas (Psarocolius angustifrons), white-bellied dacnis (Dacnis albiventris), dotted tanagers (Tangara varia), Serra do Mar tyrant-manakins (Neopelma chrysolophum), yellow-crested manakins (Heterocercus flavivertex), and crestless curassows (Mitu tomentosa).

    Rio Negro campinarana


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  • A genus of tanagers.

    June 21, 2008