Phaethontidae


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Related to Phaethontidae: Tropicbirds, Eurypyga
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Noun1.Phaethontidae - tropicbirds
bird family - a family of warm-blooded egg-laying vertebrates characterized by feathers and forelimbs modified as wings
order Pelecaniformes, Pelecaniformes - pelicans; frigate birds; gannets; cormorants
genus Phaethon, Phaethon - type genus of the Phaethontidae
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Pelicans, cormorants and their relatives Pelecanidae, Sulidae, Phalacrocoracidae, Anhingidae, Fregatidae, Phaethontidae.