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Community
Chujunpeone Ayoreo
Category
South America, Names
Animals: 
Tyrannus savana
Community
Chujunpeone Ayoreo
Category
South America, What the bird eats, Behavioural observations, Personhood, Names
2018 cagameja.jpg
Community
Chujunpeone Ayoreo
Category
South America, Names
2018 pichicocodate.jpg
Community
Chujunpeone Ayoreo
Category
South America, Names
2018 bojote.jpg
Community
Chujunpeone Ayoreo
Category
South America, Names
2018 ayucunoé.jpg
Community
Chujunpeone Ayoreo
Category
South America, What the bird eats, Behavioural observations, Personhood, Names
2018 asoja caté.jpg
Community
Chujunpeone Ayoreo
Category
South America, Names
2018 apajé.jpg
Community
Chujunpeone Ayoreo
Category
South America, What the bird eats, Behavioural observations, Personhood, Names
2018 aocoajao.jpg
Community
Chujunpeone Ayoreo
Category
South America, Names
2018 ajobejai.jpg
Community
Chujunpeone Ayoreo
Category
South America, What the bird eats, Behavioural observations, Personhood, Names
2018 ajató.jpg
Community
Chujunpeone Ayoreo
Category
South America, Names
2018 co'ope; ajobejape.jpg
Community
Chujunpeone Ayoreo
Category
South America, What the bird eats, Behavioural observations, Names
Summary
Come pasto y frutas; era un joven sin hermanos
2018 ané.jpg
Community
Chujunpeone Ayoreo
Category
South America, What the bird eats, Behavioural observations, Preferred habitats, Personhood, Omens/ augury/ harbingers/ messengers, Names, Literal translations/ etymologies
Summary
Información sobre el aané, sus avisos y la historia de su nombre "científica"
2018 Aiizo.jpg
Community
Chujunpeone Ayoreo
Category
South America, Names
Term
tho tapyn posyrt
Translation
Gavilán de estero, Black-collared Hawk
Term
pemy yentu
Translation
Ñandú, Greater rhea
Term
oho oho
Translation
Mirasol grande, Pinnated Bittern
Term
mahamá dosh posyr
Translation
Atí, Large-billed Tern
Term
kâr morak
Translation
Garza blanca, Great White Heron
Term
hoî - hoî
Translation
Martineta, Quebracho Crested-Tinamou
Term
chirikot, chirikhote
Translation
Saracura, Slaty-breasted Wood Rail
Summary
In many places around the world, birds are seen and related to as people. This can take a lot of different forms. This collection explores birds that used to be people, have an aspect or spirit form that is human-like, are related to as if human, etc.
Term
coichigác
Translation
Garza bruja, Black-crowned Night Heron