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ʌmˈbrɛl əˌbɜrdum·brellabird

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  1. Umbrellabird

    Umbrellabird is the common name referring to three species of birds in the genus Cephalopterus. They are named for their distinct umbrella-like hoods. The umbrellabird was described by Sir Alfred Wallace, a companion of Charles Darwin, in the 1800s while on an expedition to South America. Umbrellabirds face habitat loss, and two of the three species are at risk of extinction.

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  1. Umbrellabird

    The Umbrellabirds are birds in the genus Cephalopterus found in rainforests of Central and South America. With a total length of 35–50 cm, they are among the largest members of the cotinga family, and the male Amazonian Umbrellabird is the largest passerine in South America. They are almost entirely black, and have a conspicuous crest on the top of their head, vaguely resembling an umbrella. All have an inflatable wattle on the neck, which serves to amplify their loud, booming calls. This wattle may reach a length of 35 cm in the Long-wattled Umbrellabird, but it is smaller in the two remaining species, and covered in bare, bright red skin in the Bare-necked Umbrellabird. Females resemble males, but are noticeably smaller and have a reduced crest and wattle. They feed on fruits, large insects and occasionally small vertebrates. The males gather in loose leks, where they call and extend their wattle to attract females. The flimsy nest is built entirely by the females, which incubate and raise the chicks without help from the males. Of the three species, two, the Long-wattled and Bare-necked Umbrellabird, are threatened by habitat loss and to a lesser extent hunting.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of umbrellabird in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of umbrellabird in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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