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Related to Charadriiform: order Charadriiformes, Scolopaci
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Noun1.Charadriiformes - large diverse order of aquatic birds found along seacoasts and inland waters: shorebirds and coastal diving birds; most feed on anima life
animal order - the order of animals
Aves, class Aves - (ornithology) the class of birds
Charadrii, suborder Charadrii - shorebirds: plovers; sandpipers; avocets; phalaropes; coursers; stone curlews
Limicolae, suborder Limicolae - term used in some classifications for migratory shorebirds; coextensive with the Charadrii
genus Haematopus, Haematopus - oystercatchers
coastal diving bird - gull family; skimmer family; jaeger family; auk family
suborder Lari, Lari - gulls; terns; jaegers; skimmers
Alcidae, family Alcidae - web-footed diving seabirds of northern seas: auks; puffins; guillemots; murres; etc.
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Sequences from 14 mitochondrial genes provide a well-supported phylogeny of the charadriiform birds congruent with the nuclear RAG-I Tree.
Habitat requirements and breeding success of charadriiform birds nesting at Salt Plains National Wildlife Refuge.