The Ethno-ornithology World Atlas is a space for community-curated bird and ecological knowledge in many languages,
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bottle-tomtit
Term
cahow
Term
bumbarrel
Term
jindijindi
Term
jilinbirrira
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jilinbirrira
Term
dharrarrayilba
Summary
Open-sourced illustrations, photographs, distribution maps, bird identification help and other resources you might use when you create an entry
Term
tho tapyn posyrt
Translation
Gavilán de estero, Black-collared Hawk
Term
pemy yentu
Translation
Ñandú, Greater rhea
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oho oho
Translation
Mirasol grande, Pinnated Bittern
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mahamá dosh posyr
Translation
Atí, Large-billed Tern
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kâr morak
Translation
Garza blanca, Great White Heron
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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.
BlackneckedCraneFestivalinPhobjikhaBhutan_photo_2019-11-11_151826.jpg
Community
People + Birds Around the World, Druk Bja Tshering
Category
Culture, Sacred/ divine/ spirit world, Material culture, Ceremonial/ ritual
Summary
This festival is hosted in November and welcomes the widely referenced heavenly and sacred species into the Kingdom
Figure1.jpg
Community
People + Birds Around the World
Category
Bibliographic reference, South America, Southeast Asia, Oceania, North America, Meso-america, Global, Europe, Asia, Africa, Markers of environ. change, Conservation, Stewardship, Bird song & calls, Behavioural observations, Phenology/ seasonality, Relations w/ other life & landscape, Ontology, Omens/ augury/ harbingers/ messengers
Summary
Online supplemental materials for the article Wyndham and Park 2018, published by the Journal of Ethnobiology
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tautau
Translation
Halcón negro, Bat Falcon
Wren woodcut.jpeg
0 words
Summary: 
A list of names from Desfayes and others
Community
jne yabai
Category
South America, Behavioural observations, Oral histories, Ontology, Personhood
Summary
Jani ja juluete ja
7 words
19 words
Summary: 
A list of bird names in the Ayoreo language