Definition of Crested cariama
1. Noun. Brazilian Cariama; sole representative of the genus Cariama.
Generic synonyms: Wader, Wading Bird
Group relationships: Cariama, Genus Cariama
Crested Cariama Pictures
Click the following link to bring up a new window with an automated collection of images related to the term: Crested Cariama Images
Lexicographical Neighbors of Crested Cariama
Literary usage of Crested cariama
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Argentine Ornithology: A Descriptive Catalogue of the Birds of the Argentine by Philip Lutley Sclater, William Henry Hudson (1889)
"(crested cariama.) La Saria, Azara, Apunt. ili. p. 101 (Paraguay). ... The Crested Cariama is a native of the Campos of the interior of Brazil, ..."
2. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1909)
"the crested, Cariama cristata Linn., and Burmeister's seriema, Chunga burmeisteri (Hartl). Among other noteworthy species of birds may be mentioned both ..."