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Darter

Darter

1. One who darts, or who throw darts; that which darts.

2. (Science: zoology) The snakebird, a water bird of the genus Plotus; so called because it darts out its long, snakelike neck at its prey. See snakebird.

3. (Science: zoology) a small fresh water etheostomoid fish. The group includes numerous genera and species, all of them American. See etheostomoid.


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Flightless Birds

... is from southern India where I live.It is odd to find a wild duck in South India.I don't think there are migrants[ducks] comming to south India.Darter birds in the Galapagos Islands have vestigeal wings[I don't think it has any uses] but the same darter bird in a mainland has wings this is mainly ...

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by David George
Sat Mar 25, 2006 6:20 am
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Flightless Birds
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