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Related to Charadriiformes: Anseriformes, Scolopaci, Shorebirds
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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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Alcids have a unique suite of microscopic characters that separates them from all other families within Charadriiformes (Dove 2000).
Lymphoma has been described in birds in the orders Anseriformes, Charadriiformes, Columbiformes, Ciconiiformes, Galliformes, Passeriformes, Psittaciformes, Strigiformes, Sphenisciformes, Pelecaniformes, and Struthioniformes.
Wild birds in orders Anseriformes (ducks, geese, swans) and Charadriiformes (gulls, terns, shore birds) are the natural reservoirs of avian influenza viruses (1,2).
AMV (the project beneficiary) is developing and coordinating a colonial Charadriiformes (gulls and waders) conservation programme along the French Mediterranean coastline, where populations of these EU Birds Directive-listed species are in decline.
Waterfowl, particularly of the orders Anseriformes and Charadriiformes, are the natural reservoir for all known subtypes of influenza A viruses.
These include the Anseriformes, Pelecaniformes, Gruiformes, Charadriiformes, and Passeriformes.
Family Gymnophallidae (Odhner 1905) comprises a small group of digeneans that live in the intestine, gall-bladder and bursa Fabricii of Charadriiformes (shore birds) and Anseriformes (diving ducks) that feed primarily on intertidal lamellibranchs, gastropods and benthic polychaetes (Nolso 2002).
grus (Linnaeus), common crane I R Order Charadriiformes (shorebirds, gulls, auks, and allies) Family Charadriidae (plovers) Charadrius alexandrinus I R Linnaeus, snowy plover C.
Water birds (according to Sonobe and Usui 1993) of the following orders: Pelecaniformes, Ciconiiformes, Anseriformes, Gruiformes and Charadriiformes.
Little is known, however, regarding Na tolerance in American oystercatchers or, in fact, detailed mineral nutrition of any of the Charadriiformes.
Wild waterbirds of the orders Anseriformes (ducks, geese, swans) and Charadriiformes (gulls, terns, shore birds) are the ultimate source of influenza A viruses for domestic birds and mammals, including humans (1).