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Related to Laridae: Rallidae, Scolopacidae, Sturnidae, Seagulls
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Noun1.Laridae - gull family: gulls and terns
bird family - a family of warm-blooded egg-laying vertebrates characterized by feathers and forelimbs modified as wings
suborder Lari, Lari - gulls; terns; jaegers; skimmers
larid - long-winged web-footed aquatic bird of the gull family
genus Larus, Larus - type genus of the Laridae
genus Pagophila, Pagophila - a genus of Laridae
genus Rissa, Rissa - a genus of Laridae
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Reported bird species, winter population size estimates, number of carcasses, and rRT-PCR test results per incident during outbreak of HPAI A(H5N8) virus, the Netherlands, November 2016-January 2017 * Maximum estimated Avian family and species (common name) winter population, x1,000 ([dagger]) Anatidae (waterbirds) Anas penelope (Eurasian wigeon) 680-920 Aythya fuliqula (tufted duck) 190-230 Unidentified waterfowl Podicipedidae (grebes) Ardeidae (herons) ([section]) Phalacrocoracidae (comorants) Rallidae (rallids) Scolopacidae (shorebirds) ([paragraph]) Laridae (gulls) Larus marinus (great black-backed gull) 7.
The length of the expected W- and Z- fragments were assessed to: CHD1W 400-450 bp and CHD1Z 600-650 bp as in other species from family Laridae (Fridolfsson & Ellegren 1999).
Two factors have been exposed to explain this rapid demographic explosion of Laridae colonies: on the one hand, human activities like fish remains of trawlers and household garbage, and protected measures to nesting sites [4, 7, 28, 33, 10].
Phylogenetic relationships within the Laridae (Charadriiformes: Aves) inferred from mitochondrial markers.
The Yellow-legged gull (Larus michahellis), like most Laridae, has increased in number significantly over the 20th century.
Gulls, seabirds of the family laridae, have been on earth, according to fossil evidence, for more than 30 million years (we are thought to have evolved in East Africa only 200,000 years ago) and they are clever.
De acuerdo a los estudios que se han realizado con riqueza especifica y listados de avifauna en islas del sistema lagunar de Topolobampo y sobre aspectos poblacionales de Sula nebouxii en el Golfo de California se tiene que en la isla Patos, Bahia de Ohuira, Topolobampo, Sinaloa, en un estudio realizado por Medina y Serrano (2009) sobre avifauna marina durante junio-noviembre del 2009 se contabilizaron 10,107 individuos donde se lograron registrar 33 especies pertenecientes a 17 familias (Ardeidae, Anatidae, Cathartidae, Corvidae, Columbidae, Falconidae, Fregatidae, Haematopodidae, Laridae, Mimidae, Pandionidae, Pelecanidae, Phalacrocoracidae, Threskiomithidae, Tyrannidae, Scolopacidae, Sulidae).