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Hoazin
Hoazin Hoa"zin, n. (Zo["o]l.) A remarkable South American bird (Opisthocomus cristatus); the crested touraco. By some zo["o]logists it is made the type of a distinct order (Opisthocomi).

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- The hoatzin (Opisthocomus hoazin), also known as the reptile bird, skunk bird, stinkbird, or Canje pheasant, is a species of tropical bird found in swamps...
- Opisthocomiformes. The only living representative is the hoatzin (Opisthocomus hoazin) which lives in the Amazon and the Orinoco delta in South America. Several...
- Parker, W. K. (1891). "On the Morphology of a Reptilian Bird, Opisthocomus hoazin". Transactions of the Zoological Society of London. 13 (2): 43–89. doi:10...
- rivers of Guyana; and the national bird, the Canje Pheasant (Opisthocomus hoazin). The national motto, "One people, One Nation, One Destiny", appears on...
- species in 2 genera. Distinct lineage of Neoaves. Hoatzin (Ophisthocomus hoazin) – One living species. Distinct lineage of Neoaves. Magpie goose (Anseranas...
- travel easily for several hours without flapping. The hoatzin (Opisthocomus hoazin) is a pheasant-sized South American bird, with a total length of 65 cm (26 in)...
- (1999). "Phylogenetic relationships of the enigmatic hoatzin (Opisthocomus hoazin) resolved using mitochondrial and nuclear gene sequences" (PDF). Molecular...
- buttonquails (Turnicidae), mesites (Mesitornithidae) and the hoatzin (Opisthocomus hoazin) were placed in the Galliformes, too. The former are now known to be s****birds...
- Resplendent quetzal Pharomachrus mocinno Yes  Guyana Hoatzin Opisthocomus hoazin Yes  Haiti Hispaniolan trogon Priotelus roseigaster Yes  Honduras Scarlet...
- range: Paleocene–Recent PreЄ Є O S D C P T J K Pg N Hoatzin (Opisthocomus hoazin) Scientific cl****ification Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Cl****: Aves...
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