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Noun1.Gruiformes - inland marsh-dwelling birds with long legs and necks and bills that wade in water in search of food: cranes; rails; bustards
animal order - the order of animals
Aves, class Aves - (ornithology) the class of birds
Aramus, genus Aramus - genus of large brown long-billed wading birds found in warm swampy regions of the western hemisphere: courlan; limpkin
Aramus guarauna, courlan - wading bird of South America and Central America
Aramus pictus, limpkin - wading bird of Florida, Cuba and Jamaica having a drooping bill and a distinctive wailing call
Cariamidae, family Cariamidae - crane-like South American wading birds
family Rallidae, Rallidae - rails; crakes; gallinules; coots
Otides, suborder Otides - terrestrial game birds of the Old World and Australia: bustards
family Turnicidae, Turnicidae - small Old World birds resembling but not related to true quail
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Intertarsal and tarsophalangeal articulations injuries are common in cranes and other long-legged birds such as other members of gruiformes, ciconiiformes, otidiformes, and phenicopteriformes that are kept in a captive environment.
Transmission of subtype H5N1 to poultry populations by this group of resident bird species is more likely than transmission by other resident birds, including those belonging to the Galliformes, Gruiformes, Piciformes, Psittaciformes, and Struthioniformes orders.
These include the Anseriformes, Pelecaniformes, Gruiformes, Charadriiformes, and Passeriformes.