Phoenicopteridae


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Related to Phoenicopteridae: flamingos
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Noun1.Phoenicopteridae - flamingos
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
flamingo - large pink to scarlet web-footed wading bird with down-bent bill; inhabits brackish lakes
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Most unrecorded families were monospecific (6 of 7), and their species were either nocturnal (Tytonidae, Steatornithidae, Nyctibiidae) or associated with habitats poorly covered by roadside surveys (Heliornithidae, Phoenicopteridae, Psophiidae, Cincilidae).