Charadrii


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Noun1.Charadrii - shorebirds: plovers; sandpipers; avocets; phalaropes; coursers; stone curlews
animal order - the order of animals
Charadriiformes, order Charadriiformes - large diverse order of aquatic birds found along seacoasts and inland waters: shorebirds and coastal diving birds; most feed on anima life
limicoline bird, shore bird, shorebird - any of numerous wading birds that frequent mostly seashores and estuaries
family Scolopacidae, Scolopacidae - sandpiper family: sandpipers; woodcocks; snipes; tattlers; curlews; godwits; dowitchers
genus Himantopus, Himantopus - major one of two genera of stilts; similar to avocets but with straight bills
Cladorhyncus, genus Cladorhyncus - one of two genera of stilts; similar to avocets but with straight bills
family Recurvirostridae, Recurvirostridae - long-legged shorebirds
family Glareolidae, Glareolidae - Old World shorebirds: pratincoles and coursers
Burhinidae, family Burhinidae - large wading birds resembling the plovers: stone curlews
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The suborder Charadrii in arctic and boreal areas during the Tertiary and Pleistocene.
The data reported are important to advance knowledge of the vocalizations of Charadrii and for future comparative studies.