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Gannet

Gannets are birds in the genus Morus, in the family Sulidae, closely related to the boobies. "Gannet" comes from the Old English ganot "strong and courageous", ultimately from the same old Germanic root as "goose". Morus is derived from the ancie ...

                                               

Forktail

In forktails are small insectivorous birds in the genus Enicurus. They had been in the family of a thrush, Turdidae, but are now increasingly considered part of the Old World Flycatcher family, Muscicapidae. Their name derives from their long for ...

                                               

Kiwi

Kiwi or kiwi-a flightless bird native to New Zealand, in the genus Apteryx and family Apterygidae. About the size of domestic chicken, kiwi by far the smallest living ratites. Comparison of DNA sequences led to the surprising conclusion that kiwi ...

                                               

Pipit

In skate cosmopolitan genus Anthus, of small passerine birds with medium to long tails. Along with the Wagtails and longclaws, Pipits in make up the family Motacillidae. The genus is widespread, affecting most countries in the world, except the d ...

                                               

Treecreeper

On pikas family, Certhiidae, of small passerine birds, widespread in wooded regions of the Northern hemisphere and of Africa South of the Sahara. The family contains ten species in two childbirth, Certhia and Salpornis. Their plumage is a matte c ...

                                               

Certhia

Certhia is the genus of birds containing the typical pikas, which together with the African and Indian spotted creepers make up the family Certhiidae. Typical pikas occur in many forest areas of the North temperate zone. They, as a rule, do not m ...

                                               

Calcariidae

Calcariidae is a small family of birds of passerine. It includes the longspurs and snow Buntings. There are six species in the three branches worldwide, mainly in North America and Eurasia. They migrate and can live in various habitats including ...

                                               

Locustellidae

Locustellidae is a newly recognized family of small insectivorous songbirds, formerly placed in the Old World Warbler "wastebin" family. It contains grass Warblers, grassbirds, and the Bradypterus "Bush warblers". These birds are found mainly in ...

                                               

Grass warbler

The grass warblers are small passerine birds belonging to the genus Locustella. Previously placed in the paraphyletic "old world Warbler" assemblage, they are now considered the northernmost representatives of a largely Gondwanan family, the Locu ...

                                               

Pachycephalidae

In the Pachycephalidae is a family of birds that includes the whistlers, shrikethrushes, and three pitohuis, and is part of the ancient Australo-Papuan radiation of songbirds. Its members range from small to medium in size and occupy a large part ...

                                               

Pachycephala

Pachycephala is a genus of birds native to Oceania and Southeast Asia. They are generally known as typical whistlers. Older guidebooks may refer to them as thickheads, a literal translation of the generic name, which comes from the ancient Greek ...

                                               

Scops owl

Scops owls-typical owls are mainly belonging to the genus Otus. Approximately 45 living species are known, but new frequently recognized and unknown are still being discovered every few years or so, especially in Indonesia. For the most part of t ...

                                               

Pipilo

Pipilo is a genus of bird in the family Passerellidae. This is one of two genera of birds usually called towhees. Genus Pipilo was introduced by the French ornithologist Louis Jean Pierre Vieillot in 1816 with the Eastern towhee as a species. Pip ...

                                               

Tityra

In tityras passerine bird in the family Tityridae Tityra family. They are from southern Mexico, Central America, Northern and Central parts of South America, including Trinidad. This medium-sized birds, typically around 20-25 inches 7.9–9.8 in lo ...

                                               

Brown creeper

For the similarly named Australian bird see Brown treecreeper. For the similarly named New Zealand bird see Brown creeper New Zealand. Brown creeper, also known as the American pika, is a small songbird, the only North American member of the tree ...

                                               

Smooth-billed ani

Smooth bill Ani is a large near passerine bird in the cuckoo family. It is a resident breeding species from southern Florida, the Bahamas, the Caribbean, Central America, South to Western Ecuador, Brazil and Northern Argentina. He was introduced ...

                                               

Limpkin

In limpkin also called carrao, courlan, and crying bird, is a bird that looks like a large rail but is skeletally closer to the cranes. It is the only surviving species in the genus Aramus and the family Aramidae. It is mostly in wetlands in warm ...

                                               

Cream-colored courser

Cream-coloured swift is a wader in the meadow and the swift family, Glareolidae. Both parts of scientific names come from Latin cursor, "runner," from currere, "to run" which describes their usual habit, as they hunt their prey insects on the gro ...

                                               

Glaucous gull

The glaucous gull is a large gull, the second largest Gull in the world. Breeds in the Arctic regions of the Northern hemisphere, and winter on South to the shores of the Holarctic. The genus name from the Latin "Larus", which apparently referred ...

                                               

Yellow-breasted bunting

Yellow breasted Bunting is a passerine bird in the Bunting family Emberizidae, which is found throughout Eurasia. The genus name of Emberiza from the old German Embritz, honey. Specific Aureola is Latin for "Golden." Bird call is a distinctive Ze ...

                                               

Monk parakeet

The monk parakeet, also known as the Quaker parrot, is a species of true parrot in the family Psittacidae. This is a small bright green parrot with greyish breast and greenish yellow abdomen. Its average lifespan is 20-30 years. It comes from the ...

                                               

Falcated duck

The closest relative of this species is the gadwall, and then wigeons. The view was attributed to the genus Mareca after the previous placement in the Genus Anas was paraphyletic in 2009. There are many species that mitochondrial DNA lines that a ...

                                               

Maleo

In a large maleo megapode and the only member of the monotypic Macrocephalon. In the maleo is endemic to Sulawesi and nearby smaller Islands of buton in Indonesia. It is found in tropical lowland and mountain forests, but nests in open sandy area ...

                                               

Mandarin duck

Duck Mandarin duck perching species, native to East Asia. This mid-sized, at 41-49 cm long with a wingspan of 65-75 cm It is closely related to North American wood duck is the only member of the genus AIX. Ex-ancient Greek word that was used by A ...

                                               

Alagoas curassow

In Alagoas curassow glossy-black, pheasant-like bird. He had previously been found in forests in North-Eastern Brazil in the States of Pernambuco and Alagoas, which is the source of its common name. Now extinct in the wild, there are about 130 sp ...

                                               

Eastern imperial eagle

The Imperial eagle is a large bird of prey which breeds in South-Eastern Europe and is widely in Western and Central Asia. The majority of the population is migratory and winter in northeastern Africa, the middle East and South and East Asia. Lik ...

                                               

Common sandpiper

The common Sandpiper is a small Palearctic wader. This bird and its American sister species, the spotted Sandpiper, make up the genus Actitis. They parapatric and geographically replace each other, stray birds of any species may settle down with ...

                                               

Sanderling

In Sanderling, a small wading bird. The name comes from the Old English sand-yrdling, "sand-Pahar". The genus name from the Greek kalidris or skalidris, a term used by Aristotle for some gray coastal birds. Specific Alba-Latin for "white". It is ...

                                               

Salvin's prion

Salvins prion has two subspecies: Pachyptila Salvini, the nominate subspecies, breeds on Prince Edward island and Crozet. Pachyptila Salvini macgillivray species on St. Paul island and Amsterdam island.

                                               

Eastern rosella

Eastern Rosella native to Southeast of the Australian continent and Tasmania. It was introduced in New Zealand, where wild populations are in the North of the island, particularly in the Northern part of the island and in the city the valley and ...

                                               

Blue whistling thrush

Blue bird is a bird that is found in the mountains of Central Asia, China and Southeast Asia. It is known for its loud human-like whistling song at dawn and dusk. Widely distributed populations show changes in size and plumage with a few of them ...

                                               

Cape rockjumper

In rockjumper Cape rockjumper or red medium insectivorous passerine bird, endemic to mountain fynbos in South Africa. This ground-nesting species forages on rocky slopes and scree. He often sits on the rocks. Breeding groups occupy 4-11 ha territ ...

                                               

Rifleman (bird)

The shooter is a small insectivorous passerine bird that is endemic to New Zealand. It belongs to the Acanthisittidae family, also known as new Zealand wrens, of which he is one of only two extant species. Rifleman resembles a Wren in form but is ...

                                               

Grey tinamou

All tinamous are from the family Tinamidae, and in the larger scheme are also ratites. All ratites evolved from prehistoric flying birds, and tinamous are the closest living relative of these birds. The gray tinamou has several subspecies T. T. k ...

                                               

Great antshrike

The great antshrike is a passerine bird in the family Wikipedia, Thamnophilidae. It is the only member of the genus Taraba. It is a resident breeder in the tropical new world in southern Mexico, Central America, Trinidad and South America to Nort ...

                                               

Common redshank

In just a herbalist or herbalist is a Eurasian wader in the large family Scolopacidae. The name of the genus tringa of the new Latin name of this Sandpiper in Aldrovandus in 1599 on the basis of the ancient Greek trungas, Blackbird size, white-ru ...

                                               

Atlantic puffin

The Atlantic puffin, also known as the common Puffin, is a species of seabird in the AUK family. It is the only puffin native to the Atlantic ocean, two related species, birds tufted and horned stalled in the North-Eastern part of the Pacific oce ...

                                               

Green sandpiper

This Sandpiper is a small Sandpiper of the old world. The name of the genus tringa of the new Latin name of this Sandpiper in Aldrovandus in 1599 on the basis of the ancient Greek trungas, Blackbird size, white-rumped, tail-bobbing wading bird me ...

                                               

Common redpoll

The common Redpoll is a species of bird in the Finch family. This gives rise to several further South than the Arctic Redpoll, also in areas with thickets or shrubs.

                                               

Speckled antshrike

The speckled antshrike or spiny face antshrike is a species of bird in the Thamnophilidae family. It is the only member of the genus Xenornis. He is in Panama and far North-Western Colombia. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist ...

                                               

Spotted redshank

The spotted Redshank is a wader in the large bird family Scolopacidae. The name of the genus tringa of the new Latin name of this Sandpiper in Aldrovandus in 1599 on the basis of the ancient Greek trungas, Blackbird size, white-rumped, tail-bobbi ...

                                               

Burhinus

Burhinus is a genus of birds of the family Burhinidae. This family also contains the genus Esacus. Genus Burhinus name comes from the Greek bous, ox, and so, the nose. Usually referred to in the Burhinus thick-knee, stone Curlew or dikkop. They a ...

                                               

Grey parrot

Grey parrot, also known as the Congo grey parrot, Congo African grey parrot or the African gray parrot is a parrot in the family Psittacidae. In Timneh parrot was once identified as a subspecies of the gray parrot, but has since been upgraded to ...

                                               

Umbrellabird

Umbrellabirds birds in the genus Cephalopterus. They are found in tropical forests of Central and South America. With a total length of 35-50 cm, they are one of the largest representatives of the cotinga family, and the male Amazonian umbrellabi ...

                                               

Kinglet

A kinglet, or crest, a small bird in a group that is sometimes included in the Old world is dull, but often in his own family, Regulidae, because of resemblance to tit. "Regulidae" is derived from the Latin word Regulus for "petty king" or Prince ...

                                               

Gray catbird

See gray, also spelled grey catbird, the company has a medium-sized North American and Central American perching bird of the mimid family. He is the only member of the "visible" genus Dumetella. As black is seen, it is one of basal lines of the M ...

                                               

Ptiloris

The genus Ptiloris consists of four allopatric species of bird in the family Paradisaeidae. These birds of Paradise are commonly known as riflebirds, so named for the resemblance of their black velvet feathers in the uniform of the rifle brigade. ...

                                               

Epimachus

Epimachus is a genus of birds of Paradise from highland forests in New Guinea. These two are definitely one of the strangest members of the family. The common name "sicklebill" refers to their long, decurved, sickle-shaped bill. What makes the ma ...

                                               

Paradigalla

The genus Paradigalla consists of two species of birds-of-Paradise. Both medium-sized black birds with blue and yellow face wattles. The genus name is derived from two words, the Paradisaea and gallus, in the junglefowl of pheasant family. Two pa ...

                                               

List of fossil bird genera

Birds evolved from certain feathered theropod dinosaurs, and there is no real dividing line between birds and dinosaurs, except of course that some of the former survived the Cretaceous–Paleogene extinction event while the latter did not. For the ...

                                               

List of birds of Australia

This is the list of the wild birds found in Australia, including adjacent Islands and territories, excluding Australian Antarctic territory. The outlying Islands covered include: Christmas, Cocos, Ashmore, Torres Strait, coral sea, Lord Howe, Nor ...

                                               

Common ostrich

Common ostrich, or ostrich, is a species of large flightless birds native to certain large areas of Africa. This is one of two extant species of ostriches, only living member of the genus struthio in the order of ratite birds. Another Somali ostr ...

                                               

Cassowary

Cassowaries, of the family they are ratites that are native to the tropical forests of New Guinea, East Nusa Tenggara, Maluku and North-East Australia. There are three extant species. The most common of these, the southern cassowary, the third ta ...

                                               

King Island emu

The king island EMU is extinct subspecies of EMU that was endemic to king island in Bassoon Strait between mainland Australia and Tasmania. Its closest relative may be the extinct Tasmanian EMU, as they belonged to a single population until less ...

                                               

Handbag

The term "purse" originally referred small bag for holding coins. In many English-speaking countries is still used to refer to a small money bag. Handbag is more than an accessory, that holds items beyond currency, such as personal belongings. Am ...

                                               

Bilum

In bilum, a string bag made by hand in Papua New Guinea. The bag can be manufactured using a process known as looping or knotless netting or crochet. Traditionally used a line of handmade, usually of plant materials. Now, however, a lot of people ...

                                               

Duffel bag

Duffel bag, duffle bag or kit bag big bag of natural or synthetic fabric, historically with the upper cover through the lace. As a rule, duffel bag used by sergeants in the military, and for travel, sports and recreation. When using the sailors o ...

                                               

Kelly bag

Kelly bag is a leather bag, designed in Paris, high fashion luxury goods manufacturer Hermes. The bag was redesigned several times before it was popularized and then named after the American actress and Princess of Monaco grace Kelly. The bag is ...

                                               

Tobacco pouch

A pouch is a pouch used to store tobacco. They are often made of leather, and once were made of sealskin. Rolling and pipe tobacco is often sold in a plastic bag. Anyone who buys tobacco products if they possess a pouch, then to transfer the toba ...

                                               

Trunk (luggage)

A trunk, also known as the barrel travel, a large rectangular container is designed to store clothing and other personal belongings. They are most often used for an extended period away from home, for example in a boarding school or long trips ab ...

                                               

Wallet

Wallet a small, flat case which can be used to carry small personal items such as cash, credit cards, and identity documents, pictures, tickets, gift cards, business cards and other paper or laminated cards. Wallets made from leather or fabrics, ...

                                               

Bag

Bag is a common tool in the form of a non-rigid container. The use of bags predates history, with the earliest bags to be no more than lengths of animal skin, cotton, or woven plant fibers, folded at the edges and secured in that condition with s ...

                                               

Bandolier

The cartridge or holder is a pocketed belt for fixing ammunition. It is usually slung sash-style over the shoulder, with the ammunition pockets on the stomach and chest.

                                               

Pouch

Pouch may refer to: Brood pouch, especially pouch marsupial, an anatomical feature in which young are being conducted. Small bag, such as a container package, tea bag bag, Fanny pack, etc. Stand-up pouch type flexible packaging, which is to build ...

                                               

Holdall

In American English, a gym bag or a shoulder bag large bag made of cloth or leather typically with a rectangular base and a zippered opening at the top. Two handles allow the bag to be carried, and the strap allows you to maintain user of the bag ...

                                               

Briefcase

A briefcase is a narrow hard-sided box-shaped bag or case used mainly for carrying documents and provided with a handle. Lawyers often use briefcases to carry briefs to present to court, hence the name. Businessmen and other white collar professi ...

                                               

Satchel

A satchel is a bag with a strap, traditionally used to carry books. The strap is often worn so that it diagonally crosses the body, with the bag hanging on the opposite hip, rather than hanging directly down from the shoulder. On the back of a sa ...

                                               

Backpack

A backpack is also called a satchel, backpack, rucksac, bag, sackpack, booksack or backpack backsack is frameless in the simplest form, a cloth sack carried on the back and secured with two straps that go over the shoulders, but it can have an ex ...

                                               

Carpet bag

Bag carpet a top-opening bag made of carpet, generally of Oriental rugs. It was a popular form of Luggage in the United States and Europe in the 19th century, with plain handles and only the top frame, which served its closure. Small, modern vers ...

                                               

Sporran

In my sporran, a traditional part of male Scottish highland dress, is a pouch that performs the same function as pockets the pockets of the kilt. Made of leather or fur, the ornamentation of the my sporran is chosen to complement a formal dress w ...

                                               

Thermal bag

Thermal bag thermal insulated container in the form of bags, which can be carried, usually made of insulating materials and sometimes of the refrigerant gel. It is used to help keep the temperature of its contents, keeping cold food cold and hot ...

                                               

Sabretache

In sabretache is a flat bag or pouch, which was worn suspended from the belt of a cavalry officer with weapons.

                                               

Torba

Torba as a place may refer to: The Province Of Torba, Vanuatu. Torba, a cement-like material used in the construction of temples of Sorrow, Malta. Torba, a frazione of Gornate Olona, Varese, Italy. Torba, a village in the commune Magherani, Count ...

                                               

Saddlebag

In horse riding, saddlebags sit in different positions, on back, side or front of the saddle. Most attach to the saddle by straps and ties. They can be made of different materials. Although leather is the traditional material it is heavier and re ...

                                               

Subculture

A subculture is a group of people within a culture that differentiates themselves from the parent culture to which it belongs, often retaining some of its fundamental principles. Subcultures develop their own norms and values regarding cultural, ...

                                               

Casual (subculture)

The casual subculture is a part of football culture, which is characterized by hooliganism and the wearing of expensive designer clothing. The subculture originated in Britain in the early 1980s when many hooligans started wearing designer clothi ...

                                               

Apaches (subculture)

Les Apaches was a Parisian Belle époque violent criminal subculture in the early 20th century, hooligans, night muggers, street gangs and other criminals. After the news about their notoriety spread over Europe, the term was used to describe viol ...

                                               

BDSM

BDSM is variety of erotic practices often, for a wager involving bondage, discipline, dominance and submission, sado-masochism and other interpersonal dynamics. Given the wide range of practices, some of which can engage people who do not conside ...

                                               

Biker

Biker or Moto may refer to: Motorcycle rider, any rider or passenger, or participant sport motorcycles. A member of the motorcycle club, is defined more narrowly than all motorcyclists. Cyclist, bike, cyclist or participant in Cycling. The guy wa ...

                                               

Batiar

Batiar, popular name for a certain class of the inhabitants of the city. It is part of the subculture of the city, Lvivs "knajpa" lifestyle, and became a phenomenon in the early twentieth century, although its roots date back to the mid-nineteent ...

                                               

Bōsōzoku

Tribe bosozoku") is a Japanese youth subculture associated with customized motorcycles. The first appearance of these types of biker gangs was in 1950-ies. Popularity climbed over the 1980-ies and 1990-ies, amounting to about 42.510 members in 19 ...

                                               

LGBT culture

LGBT culture is a culture shared by lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, questioning and queer people. It is sometimes called queer culture, while the term gay culture may be used to mean "LGBT culture" or to refer specifically to homosexual cult ...

                                               

Persecution of homosexuals in Nazi Germany

The coming to power of Adolf Hitler and the national socialist German workers party in Germany, gays and, to a lesser extent, lesbians, were two of the numerous groups targeted by the Nazis and ultimately was among the victims of the Holocaust. B ...

                                               

Goth subculture

The goth subculture is a subculture that started in England in the early 1980s, where it developed from the audience of Gothic rock, an offshoot of post-punk. The name of the subculture was obtained directly from the musical genre. Notable post-p ...

                                               

Grebo (music)

Grebo was a short-lived subgenre of alternative rock that included the influence of punk rock, electronic dance music, hip-hop and psychedelic. The scene occupied the period in the late 1980s and early 1990-ies in the United Kingdom before the po ...

                                               

DIY ethic

DIY ethics self-reliance through completing tasks without the help of paid experts. In the DIY ethic promotes the idea that anyone is able to perform various tasks, rather than relying on paid specialists.

                                               

Vampire lifestyle

The vampire lifestyle or vampire subculture is an alternative lifestyle. Subculture of vampires was largely due to the subculture, but also incorporates some elements of the sadomasochism subculture. The Internet provides a prevalent forum for th ...

                                               

Bear (gay culture)

In male gay culture, a bear is often large or obese hairier the man who projects the image of a tough masculinity. Bears are one of many LGBT communities with events, codes and culture-specific identity. However, in San Francisco in the 1970s, an ...

                                               

Therianthropy

Therianthropy is the mythological ability of human to transform into other animals via transformation. It is possible that cave drawings found at Les Trois frères in France, depict ancient beliefs in the concept. The most commonly known form ther ...

                                               

Hip hop

Hip-hop or hip-hop, its culture and art, which was created by Afro-Americans of Latin American and Caribbean Americans in the Bronx, new York. The origin of the name is often disputed. Furthermore, it is argued whether hip-hop started in the Sout ...

                                               

Emo

Emo is a genre of rock music characterized by an emphasis on emotional expression, sometimes confessional lyrics. She appeared in the style of post-hardcore from the mid-1980s hardcore punk movement of Washington, D.C., where he was known as emot ...

                                               

Japanese street fashion

There are many styles of street fashion in Japan, created from a mixture of domestic and foreign labels. Some of these styles are extreme and avant garde, similar to the Haute couture seen on European catwalks. The rise and fall of many of these ...

                                               

Hipster (contemporary subculture)

The 21st century hipster is a subculture that emphasizes style, authenticity and uniqueness. Members of subcultures typically not identificeret themselves as hipsters and the word hipster is often used as a pejorative for someone pretentious or t ...

                                               

Hippie

A hippie is a member of the counterculture of the 1960s, originally a youth movement that began in the United States during the mid-1960s and spread to other countries around the world. The word hippie came from hipster and was used to describe b ...

                                               

Anime and manga fandom

Anime and manga fandom is a worldwide community of fans of anime and manga. Anime includes animated television series, films and video, while the manga includes manga, graphic novels, drawings and related works of art. They have their origin in J ...

                                               

Czech tramping

Stomp is a movement, including woodcarving, camping / Hiking / hikes and exploration, with a distinctive taste and style for American culture, especially Wild West. This is particularly noticeable in the song the tramp, the songs and style of mus ...

                                               

Trojan skinhead

Trojan skinheads are individuals who identificeret yourself with the original British skinhead subculture in the mid-1960s, when SKA, Rocksteady, reggae and soul music were popular, and there was a heavy emphasis on mod-influenced clothing styles ...

                                               

Teddy Boy

Teddy boys or TEDS were mostly British subculture of young men wearing clothes partly inspired styles worn dandies in the Edwardian era, in which the tailors of Savile row had tried to re-introduce in Britain after world war II.

                                               

Suedehead (subculture)

In the suedehead subculture was in the early 1970-ies an offshoot of skinhead subculture in the United Kingdom and Ireland. Although sharing similarities to 1960s years, skinheads, suedeheads grew their hair longer and dressed more formally. Alth ...

                                               

Survivalism

Survivalism is a movement of individuals or groups who actively prepare for emergencies, including possible disruptions in social or political order, on scales from local to international. Survivalism also includes training in the event of unfore ...

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