Podicipediformes


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Related to Podicipediformes: Ciconiiformes, Procellariiformes, Phoenicopteriformes
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Noun1.Podicipediformes - grebes
animal order - the order of animals
Aves, class Aves - (ornithology) the class of birds
podicipitiform seabird - aquatic birds related to the loons
family Podicipedidae, Podicipedidae - coextensive with the order Podicipitiformes
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Aquatic birds (Sphenisciformes, Gaviiformes, Podicipediformes, Procellariiformes, Pelecaniformes, and Charadriiformes).
Prey were categorized into 11 relatively discrete groups (guilds) on the basis of body size and our observations of their behavior (Tables 1 and 2): 1) large wasps; 2) waterfowl (Anseriformes, Podicipediformes, and similar birds); 3) small raptors and scavengers (e.
Sea turtles 7 6 (86%) Seabirds 312 51 (16%) Sphenisciformes (penguins) 16 6 (38%) Podicipediformes (grebes) 19 2 (10%) Procellariiformes (albatrosses, petrels 99 10 (10%) and shearwaters) Pelicaniformes (pelicans, boobies, gannets, cormorants, 51 11 (22%) frigate birds, and tropic birds) Choradriiformes (shorebirds, skuas, 122 22 (18%) gulls, terns, and auks) Other birds -- 5 Marine mammals 115 32 (28%) Mysticeti (baleenwhales) 10 6 (60%) Odontoceti (toothedwhales) 65 5 (8%) Otariidae (fur seals 14 11 (79%) and sea lions) Phocidae (true seals) 19 8 (42%) Sirenia (manatees and 4 1 (25%) dugongs) Mustellidae (sea 1 1 (100%) otters) Fish -- 34 Crustaceans -- 8 Squid -- 0 Species total -- 136 Ingestion One or Records, Both Types No.