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Noun1.Apodiformes - swiftsApodiformes - swifts; hummingbirds      
animal order - the order of animals
Aves, class Aves - (ornithology) the class of birds
apodiform bird - nonpasserine bird having long wings and weak feet; spends much of its time in flight
Apodidae, family Apodidae - swifts; in former classifications included in the order Coraciiformes
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El trabajo conjunto entre investigadores y las comunidades locales arrojo el reconocimiento de 168 especies de fauna silvestre: 103 de aves pertenecientes a 16 ordenes (42 especies de Passeriformes, nueve Apodiformes, ocho Psittaciformes, siete Piciformes, seis Falconiformes, cinco Columbiformes, cuatro Accipitriformes, cuatro Caprimulgiformes, cuatro Cuculiformes, tres Tinamiformes, tres Strigiformes, dos Galliformes, dos Cathartiformes, dos Coraciiformes, una Charadriiformes, una Pelecaniformes).
The genus Pterotrogus was registered in species of Piciformes and Apodiformes in the Federal District, Amazonas, Rio Grande do Sul, and Sao Paulo (Valim et al.
Order Passeriformes was dominating with 57% species followed by Anseriformes (7%), Charadriiformes and Accipitriformes (6%) each, Columbiformes (5%), Galliformes and Falconiformes (4%) each, Pelecaniformes (3%), Coraciiformes and Gruiformes (2%) each, and Bucerotiformes, Apodiformes, Caprimulgiformes, Piciformes, Suliformes and Strigiformes (1%) each.
rufescens (Peters, 1878) Rodentia Muridae Mastomys coucha (Smith, 1834) Rodentia Cricetidae Gerbilliscus (Taterona) robustus (Cretzschmar, 1830) Rodentia Bathyergidae Unknown Aves Apodiformes Apodidae Apus affinis (J.
Among non-Passeriformes, the order Apodiformes comprised eight species (11%), followed by Falconiformes with six species (8%) and Columbiformes with five species (7%) (Appendix A).