Ciconiidae


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Noun1.Ciconiidae - storks
bird family - a family of warm-blooded egg-laying vertebrates characterized by feathers and forelimbs modified as wings
Ciconiiformes, order Ciconiiformes - order of chiefly tropical marsh-dwelling fish-eating wading birds with long legs and bills and (except for flamingos) unwebbed feet: herons; storks; spoonbills; flamingos; ibises
stork - large mostly Old World wading birds typically having white-and-black plumage
Ciconia, genus Ciconia - type genus of the Ciconiidae: European storks
genus Leptoptilus, Leptoptilus - adjutant birds and marabous
genus Jabiru - jabirus
genus Xenorhyncus, Xenorhyncus - East Indian and Australian storks
genus Mycteria, Mycteria - a genus of storks of the family Ciconiidae now including only the American wood ibis
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falcinellus (Linnaeus), glossy ibis I R Family Ciconiidae (storks) Mycteria americana Linnaeus, wood stork S R Family Cathartidae (American vultures) Cathartes aura (Linnaeus), turkey vulture I C Coragyps atratus (Bechstein), black vulture S R Order Anseriformes (swans, geese, and ducks) Family Anatidae (swans, geese and ducks) Aix sponsa (Linnaeus), wood duck I C Anas acuta Linnaeus, northern pintail I O A.
Cytochrome b sequences are being used to investigate the systematic position of the South American Red-legged Seriema (Cariama cristata) and Black-legged Seriema (Chunga burmeisteri) to the Musophagidae (turacos), Ciconiidae (storks), and Gruiformes (cranes).
number<-scan() # creates a database to store the diploid numbers # # the number preceding the colon demotes the numerical level of the next entry # 1: 76 80 80 76 76 80 80 76 76 76 76 76 76 76 86 78 76 78 74 78 76 76 78 68 # Columbidiae # 25: 86 78 74 76 76 76 76 80 80 # Troglodytidae # 34: 78 52 68 52 68 60 60 68 72 56 # Ciconiidae # 44: 78 92 80 82 82 80 # Anatidae # 50: 54 48 48 52 52 86 # Falconidiae # 56: 92 92 84 108 108 94 88 92 90 92 # Picidae # 66: Read 65 items # data is entered in separate strings for each taxa (in this case "family") # > family<-factor(rep(LETTERS[1:6],c(24,9,10,6,6,10))) # creates a sequence of letters A-F designating families such that there are 24 "A"s, 9 "B"s, etc.