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Portuguese translation: Flamingo James

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03:45 Dec 11, 2000
English to Portuguese translations [PRO]
English term or phrase: James flamingo
Species of flamingo, pink-coloured, existing mainly in certain South American countries.
Manuel Brito
Portuguese translation:Flamingo James
Explanation:
Parece que o James é o nome que define a espécie de flamingo a que o texto se refere, e eu não traduziria James e adoptava a mesma palavra.
Claro, poderá ir investigar em enciclopédias de animais e verificar se este tipo de Flamingo tem o mesmo nome ou não daquele utilizado em inglês.

Boa sorte,
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naparina chica / puna flamingo ???xxxLia Fail
naFlamingo James
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5 hrs
Flamingo James


Explanation:
Parece que o James é o nome que define a espécie de flamingo a que o texto se refere, e eu não traduziria James e adoptava a mesma palavra.
Claro, poderá ir investigar em enciclopédias de animais e verificar se este tipo de Flamingo tem o mesmo nome ou não daquele utilizado em inglês.

Boa sorte,
Rita

rir
United States
Local time: 13:03
Native speaker of: Native in PortuguesePortuguese
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9 hrs
parina chica / puna flamingo ???


Explanation:
1.James's Flamingo.
Phoenicoparrus jamesi. Argentina

2.A close look at the waterline (where the mud has washed off) reveals the red legs characteristic of this Phoenicoparrus jamesi, (common names: James' flamingo, Puna flamingo, parina chica) which was encountered in breeding plumage at the Ramsar site in extreme northern Chile. Travelers to the altiplano often comment on the amazing (and wonderful) sight of these flamingos at 4,500 meters above sea level.


These are some data found, including the Latin name (basis for any search) - however, it's very difficult to locate Portuguese translations in scientific fields such as botany, zoology, etc.

'Flamingo James' may be OK, but there may be a local name given to the bird long before Mr/Mrs/Ms James arrived on the scene!

But I've scrolled through lots of pages and been unable to locate any leads. And in fact, in NO Portuguese page did I find 'flamingo James' as is.

Moreover, the Englishness of both james and flamingo complicate matters more.

The above are Spanish/English local names. It was impossible to find a Portuguese local name (for Brazil for example). 'Puna' is an area of Chile, so perhaps 'flamingo puna'?





xxxLia Fail
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Local time: 19:03
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