In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
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- Like most species of parrot, great green macaws have suffered as a result of hunting and the pet trade, but their most serious problem is the loss of their habitat to agriculture.
- Active fast flying lorikeets and big birds such as cockatoos and macaws should be in a large flight aviary.
- Along waterways and ponds you're likely to see parrots and macaws, hawks and jabiru storks.
- Bird watchers are drawn from all over the world in search of species such as parrots, parakeets, hyacinth macaws, and wood storks.
- Mexico is home to toucans, vultures, hummingbirds, woodpeckers, parrots, macaws, and quetzals.
- The survey also featured 2,273 rabbits, 1,757 hamsters, 482 parrots and macaws, 233 ferrets, 81 donkeys and 47 newts and salamanders.
- Among the 16 birds taken were Amazon and African grey parrots and macaws, along with two kittens, one rabbit and a chinchilla.
- ‘One of the delights of Kapawi are the parrots and macaws, and the roar of distant howler monkeys,’ says one tour operator.
- Many parrots, macaws and cockatoos are also being driven close to extinction by international trade.
- Like all parrots, military macaws like to climb.
- The world's rarest parrots, including most macaws, are at special risk.
- Hundreds of macaws and parrots gather at the exposed riverbanks to feed on clay, which helps the birds digest their diet of nutritious seeds.
- Across the street is a place where pretty petite men in sad, grey clothing sit amidst women so colorful they are a menagerie of flamingoes and toucans and macaws.
- Manchester is one of the prime areas for thefts of birds like macaws and parrots because a lot of people keep birds as a hobby.
- At this rate, in a few years we won't have any macaws left in the wild.
- These include ostriches, macaws, toucans, flamingos, storks and cranes.
- Parrots could even tell the difference between film of macaws and budgies.
- Here you stand a good chance of spotting such rare birds as the chestnut-fronted macaw and red-throated caracara.
- Chaco, Wupatki, and Aztec had imported the brightly plumed macaws.
- Biologist and macaw expert Charles Munn, who has studied macaws in Peru for many years, has shown that in scarlet macaws these facial markings are individualized, like fingerprints.
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