Acaiari, the resinous gum of
the hiawa-tree .
Acouri, one of the agutis ;
a rodent about the size of a rabbit.
Acuero, a species of palm .
Æta, a palm of great size ;
it may reach a hundred feet
before the leaves begin.
Ai, the three-toed sloth .
Albicore, a fish closely related to
the tunny .
Anhinga, the darter or snake-bird ;
a cormorant-like bird.
Ant-bear, now called the ant-eater .
Ara, a macaw .
Ara, Scarlet, the scarlet macaw .
Bisa, one of the Saki monkeys .
Cabbage Mountain, one of the most
beautiful of the palm-trees .
Camoudi, the anaconda.
Campanero, the bell-bird.
Caprimulgus, one of the goat-suckers.
Cassique, a bird of the hang-nest
Cayman, an alligator, as here used.
Couguar, the puma.
Coulacanara, the boa-constrictor.
Courada, the white mangrove tree.
Crabier, the boat-bill--a small heron.
Cuia, one of the Trojans.
Curlew, Scarlet, the scarlet ibis.
Dolphin, a coryphene--a true fish--not
Guana, the iguana lizard.
Hannaquoi, one of the curassows.
|Hog Arrow, see also 'peccary'.
Houtou, one of the motmots.
Ara or Karabimiti,
the crimson topaz.
Jacamar, Jacana , as anglicized--the
Labba, a rodent allied to the
Naudapoa, an ibis.
|Peccary (wild hog, Dicoteles tajacu),
a source of food for the Indians, and Charles Waterton.
Phaeton, the tropic bird.
Porcupine, the tree-porcupine.
Quake, a basket of open-work, very
elastic and expansive.
Redstart, quite distinct from the
Sacawinki, one of the squirrel
Sangre-do-buey, the scarlet tanager.
Tangara, now called tanager. See
Waracaba, the trumpeter.
Whip-poor-will, one of the goat-suckers.
Who-are-you? one of the goat-suckers.
Wild Hog, see 'peccary'
Willy-come-go, one of the goat-suckers.
Work-away, one of the goat-suckers.
Yawaraciri, one of the blue creepers.
Adapted by John S. Sargent from Wanderings in South America, the North-West of the United States, and the Antilles,
in the years 1812, 1816, 1820, & 1824.
With Original Instructions for the perfect preservation of Birds, Etc. for Cabinets of Natural History. Charles Waterton, Esq.,
Introduction by the Rev. J. G. Wood, Macmillan and Co., 1880, London.