Pelecaniformes


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Related to Pelecaniformes: Podicipediformes, Procellariiformes, Anseriformes, Ciconiiformes, Charadriiformes
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Noun1.Pelecaniformes - pelicans; frigate birds; gannets; cormorants
animal order - the order of animals
Aves, class Aves - (ornithology) the class of birds
family Fregatidae, Fregatidae - frigate birds
family Sulidae, Sulidae - gannets and boobies
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Lymphoma has been described in birds in the orders Anseriformes, Charadriiformes, Columbiformes, Ciconiiformes, Galliformes, Passeriformes, Psittaciformes, Strigiformes, Sphenisciformes, Pelecaniformes, and Struthioniformes.
A comparative study of some social communication patterns in the Pelecaniformes.
Nota sobre los Pelecaniformes, Ciconiiformes, gallitos marinos (Sterninae) y rayadores (Rynchopinae) de la Costa Chica de Oaxaca, Mexico.
In contrast to this cryptic pattern of deaths, geographically focused deaths among juvenile American white pelicans (Pelecanus erythrorhynchos Gmelin; order Pelecaniformes, family Pelecanidae) have occurred as a result of WNV transmission at numerous pelican-breeding colonies throughout the northern Great Plains (4).
The Pelecaniformes are of particular interest because a large number of the avian fossils are of the Double-crested Cormorant, Phalacrocorax auritus.