hoatzin vs stinkbird what difference

what is difference between hoatzin and stinkbird

English

Alternative forms

  • hoactzin, hoazin

Etymology

From Nahuatl huāctzin (which probably designated a different bird).

Pronunciation

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈwætsɪn/, /ˈwætsiːn/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈwɑːtsɪn/, /ˈwɑːtsiːn/

Noun

hoatzin (plural hoatzins)

  1. A bird, Opisthocomus hoazin, with claws on the wing fingers of the juvenile and an enlarged crop used as a rumen.
    • 2006, Buddy Davis, Kay Davis, Breathtaking Birds, page 41,
      The hoatzin is a very colorful bird with a blue head, a tuft of feathers standing up on the head, and an orange iris in the eye.

Synonyms

  • (Opisthocomus hoazin): stinkbird

Translations



English

Etymology

From stink +‎ bird, referring to the strong smell of the bird.

Noun

stinkbird (plural stinkbirds)

  1. The hoatzin.

Translations


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