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Arts District (Portland, Maine)

The Arts District is a neighborhood of Portland, Maine. It covers a large part of upper Congress Street towards the West End. There are many art galleries, a theater company and schools in the general area. Both Maine College of Art and Portland Museum of Art are located in the district. Congress Square Park, a small urban park across the street from the Museum of Art, is in the area, it hosts community-based arts and cultural events. An event that occurs in the district is the First Friday Art Walk — a self-guided tour that takes place on the first Friday of each month from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. All of the galleries and local businesses open their doors to the public for a view of everything, going on in the art community. Most galleries host the event with drink; the Portland Museum of Art opens its doors to the public free of charge. The Arts District is home to several radio stations. Portland, Maine - Arts District First Friday Art Walk - Portland, Maine

Bartlett's tinamou

Bartlett's tinamou is a type of tinamou found in lowland forest in South America. The Bartlett's tinamou is a monotypic species. All tinamou are from the family Tinamidae, in the larger scheme are ratites. Unlike other ratites, tinamous can fly. All ratites evolved from prehistoric flying birds, tinamous are the closest living relative of these birds. Crypturellus is formed from Greek words. Kruptos meaning covered or hidden, oura meaning tail, ellus meaning diminutive. Therefore, Crypturellus means small hidden tail. Bartletti comes from the Latin form of Bartlett to commemorate Edward Bartlett. Bartlett's tinamou is found in swamp and lowland forest in subtropical and tropical regions up to 500 m altitude; this species is native to western Amazonian Brazil, northern Bolivia, eastern Peru, in South America. It is found in eastern Ecuador; the Bartlett's tinamou is 27 cm in length. Its upperparts are brown above barred with black and belly are white, remainder of underparts are rufous, flanks are barred black, its crown is blackish.

Like other tinamous, the Bartlett's eats fruit off low-lying bushes. They eat small amounts of invertebrates, flower buds, tender leaves and roots; the male incubates the eggs which may come from as many as 4 different females, will raise them until they are ready to be on their own 2–3 weeks. The nest is located between raised root buttresses; the IUCN classify this tinamou as Least Concern, with an occurrence range of 1,600,000 km2. BirdLife International. "Bartlett's Tinamou – BirdLife Species Factsheet". Data Zone. Retrieved 6 February 2009. Clements, James; the Clements Checklist of the Birds of the World. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press. ISBN 978-0-8014-4501-9. Davies, S. J. J. F.. "Tinamous". In Hutchins, Michael. Grzimek's Animal Life Encyclopedia. 8 Birds I Ratites to Hoatzins. Farmington Hills, MI: Gale Group. Pp. 57–59. ISBN 0-7876-5784-0. Gotch, A. F.. "Tinamous". Latin Names Explained. A Guide to the Scientific Classifications of Reptiles, Birds & Mammals. New York, NY: Facts on File. p. 183. ISBN 0-8160-3377-3