We spent the day clambering through the convoluted sandstone corridors, streaked beautifully with desert varnish and cryptically decorated with colorful lichens as the canyon wrens sung.
What does CANW stand for?
CANW stands for Canyon Wren (bird species Campylorhynchus brunneicapillus)
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- Canada, United Kingdom Joint Communications Committee
- Canada-UK-US (intelligence grouping)
- Canada - United States
- Canadian/US Atlantic Joint Preparedness Team (Canadian and US Coast Guards)
- Canadian-US Test and Evaluation Program
- Canadian Transport Emergency Center
- Chrysosporium Anamorph of Nannizziopsis Vriesii (fungus)
- Centre for Applied NonViolent Action and Strategies (est. 2003; Belgrade, Serbia)
- Collaborative Advanced Navigation Virtual Art Studio
- Contaminants and Nutrients in Variable Sea Areas (research project; Germany)
- Coppice Association North West (Cumbria, UK)
- Community Arts Network Western Australia (Perth, Western Australia, Australia)
- Canadian North West Archival Network
- Canadian North West Territories Archival Network
- Canadian Wind Energy Association
- Central Asian Nuclear-Weapon-Free Zone (treaty)
- Child Abuse and Neglect Working Group
- Cheshire and North Wales Orchid Society (UK)
- Canadian Advanced Nanospace Experiment (satellite program; University of Toronto)
Samples in periodicals archive:
A canyon wren is singing and Bright Angel Creek is flowing.
His selections were Old Nick 33-1, Canyon Wren 16-1, Trotters 7-1 and Caithness King 25- 1, resulting in total winnings of pounds 84,198.
This study provides the first description of the chromosomes of seven of these species: Cactus Wren (Campylorhynchus brunneicapillus), Rock Wren (Salpinctes obsoletus), Canyon Wren (Catherpes mexicanus), Carolina Wren (Thryothorus ludovicianus), Bewick's Wren (Thryomanes bewickii), Sedge Wren (Cistothorus platensis), and Marsh Wren (Cistothorus palustris).
These people have come to replace their daily flurry of arcane, bureaucratic language with the descending trill of the canyon wren.
A canyon wren dodges among the boulders, then graces the river with its mournful, declining-note song.
The distant, sad cries of mourning doves and the descending notes of canyon wrens puncture the tepid morning's stillness.
A nice breeze and the descending trill of the canyon wren accompanied us on our hike.