Key to Scientific Names in Ornithology

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Arara

(syn. Cyanopsitta Ϯ Spix's Macaw C. spixii) Tupí name Arára noisy bird or large bird, for a parrot; "GENUS. I.  ARARA.  Macrourus, mordax; genis largissime, orbitis circum nudis, rugosis; rostro robusto, dentato; cauda cuneata, longa; rectricibus intermediis longissimis" (von Spix 1824).

arararacina

Misspelling or dim. < specific name Psittacus ararauna Linnaeus, 1758.

Ararauna

(syn. Ara Ϯ Blue-throated Macaw A. glaucogularis) Specific name Psittacus ararauna Linnaeus, 1758; "2. MACROCERCUS, Vieill.  ... b. Ararauna, Bp.  -  4. Ararauna, Vieill.  -  Caninde, Wagl." (Bonaparte 1854).

ararauna

Tupí name Arára úna big dark parrot, for the Hyacinth Macaw; ex “Psittacus maximus cyano-croceus” of Aldrovandus 1646, “Ararauna” of Marcgrave 1648, “Greatest Blue and Yellow Maccaw” of Ray 1713, “Psittacus cauda cuneiformi, temporibus nudis: lineis plumosis” of Linnaeus 1748, and “Blue and Yellow Maccaw” of Edwards 1751 (Ara).

rara

● L. rarus  rare, infrequent (Bostrychia, syn. Dendroica cerulea, Lagonosticta, subsp. Phalaenopsis griseiceps).
● Chilean onomatopoeic name Rara for the Rufous-tailed Plantcutter (Phytotoma).

tarara / tararae

Tarara, Wassi Kussa River, Western Division, British Papua New Guinea.