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Noun1.Caprimulgiformes - goatsuckers; frogmouths; oilbirds
animal order - the order of animals
Aves, class Aves - (ornithology) the class of birds
caprimulgiform bird - long-winged nonpasserine birds
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A systematic study of the main arteries in the region of the heart-aves XX: Caprimulgiformes, Part 1.
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).
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.
These eight North American caprimulgid species belong, in turn, to a larger order of birds called Caprimulgiformes.