Recurvirostridae


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Related to Recurvirostridae: Scolopacidae
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Noun1.Recurvirostridae - long-legged shorebirds
bird family - a family of warm-blooded egg-laying vertebrates characterized by feathers and forelimbs modified as wings
Charadrii, suborder Charadrii - shorebirds: plovers; sandpipers; avocets; phalaropes; coursers; stone curlews
genus Recurvirostra, Recurvirostra - type genus of the Recurvirostridae: avocets
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It is represented essentially by the Anatidae, the Rallidae, the Podicipedidae, the Phalacrocoracidae, the Ardeidae, the Threskiornithidae, the Coconiidae, the Accipteridae, the Pandionidae, the Recurvirostridae, the Charadriidae, the Alcedinidae, the Laridae, the Sterninae and the Scolopacidae [41, 44].
Recurvirostridae Himantopus himantopus Black-winged stilt 33.
squatarola (Linnaues), black- I O bellied plover Family Recurvirostridae (stilts and avocets) Himantopus mexicanus (Muller), I R black-necked stilt Recurvirostra americana Gmelin, I R American avocet Family Scolopacidae (sandpipers, phalaropes, and allies) Actitis macularia (Linnaeus), I O spotted sandpiper Arenaria interpres (Linnaeus), I R ruddy turnstone Bartramia longicauda I R (Bechstein), upland sandpiper Calidris acuminata (Horsfield), I R sharp-tailed sandpiper C.