Cariamidae


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Related to Cariamidae: seriema, crested cariama
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Noun1.Cariamidae - crane-like South American wading birds
bird family - a family of warm-blooded egg-laying vertebrates characterized by feathers and forelimbs modified as wings
Gruiformes, order Gruiformes - inland marsh-dwelling birds with long legs and necks and bills that wade in water in search of food: cranes; rails; bustards
Cariama, genus Cariama - the type genus of the Cariamidae comprising only the crested cariama
genus Chunga - a genus of Cariamidae
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Orden GRUIFORMES Familia Cariamidae Chunga burmeisteri (Hartlaub) (chuna patas negras).
TABELA I ESPECIES DE AVES QUE PRESSAGIAM CHUVA SEGUNDO OS MORADORES DE COMUNIDADES RURAIS E FREQUENCIA DE CITACAO EM SOLEDADE -PB Nome do taxon Nome citado Tinamidae Nothura maculosa (Temminck, 1815) Corduniz Anatidae Dendrocygna viduata (Linnaeus, 1766) Marreca Especie nao identificada Pato-d'agua Podicipedidae Especie nao identificada Mergulhao Falconidae Herpetotheres cachinnans (Linnaeus, 1758) Acaua ou Caua Cariamidae Cariama cristata (Linnaeus, 1766) Sariema, Seriema ou Siriema Charadriidae Vanellus chilensis (Molina, 1782) Teteu Columbidae Colubina sp Rolinha Colubina minuta (Linnaeus, 1766) Rolinha-cambute Patagioenas picazuro (Temminck, 1813) Asa-branca Zenaida auriculata (Des Murs, 1847) Ribaca, Arribaca on Avoante Leptotila verreauxi (Bonaparte, 1855) e/ou L.