Daily Archives: August 22, 2013

Chutney Music Videos – various artistes – 46 videos: autoplay

Chutney Music Videos – 46 videos: autoplay

Classic SOCA mix – various artistes – 49 videos: autoplay

Classic SOCA mix – 49 videos: autoplay

GUYANA’S NATIONAL SONGS

GUYANA’S  NATIONAL  SONGS

  1. Oh Beautiful Guyana
  2. My Guyana El Dorado
  3. My Native Land
  4. The Song of Guyana’s Children

 OH BEAUTIFUL GUYANA

 Oh my lovely native land

More dear to me than all the world

Thy sun-washed, sun-kissed strand

Or down upon the borders

Looking out upon the deep

The great Atlantic

Blown into a fury or asleep

At morn, at noon – or better

In the crimson sunset’s glow

I love thee, Oh I love thee.  

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The Towa- Towa- Great Songster of Guyana

The Towa- Towa- Great Songster of Guyana

“A bird doesn’t sing because it has an answer, it sings because it has a song”- Maya Angelou

By Dmitri Allicock

Towa Towa

The Towa-Towa- Great Songster of Guyana

In a country full of colorful exotic songbirds, perhaps Guyana’s best-known avian songster is the little tanager finch called the Towa- Towa {Twa-Twa}.This chestnut-bellied seed finch (Oryzoborus angolensis) is a species of bird in the Thraupidae family but was until recently placed in the Emberizidae.

It is found widely in shrubby and grassy areas of Guyana and throughout South America. The mellifluous singing ability of this delightful songbird is prized by many bird lovers, making it the most popular cage bird in Guyana.     

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