Sulidae


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Related to Sulidae: Gruidae, genus Sula
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Noun1.Sulidae - gannets and boobies
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
gannet - large heavily built seabird with a long stout bill noted for its plunging dives for fish
genus Sula, Sula - type genus of the Sulidae
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Some of the offshore birdlife includes: The northern gannet - a seabird which is the largest member of the gannet family, Sulidae.
La avifauna de la isla Pajaros durante el periodo de enero--junio se compuso de 24 especies de aves pertenecientes a 10 familias: Anatidae, Sulidae, Phalacrocoracidae, Fregatidae Pelecanidae, Ardeidae, Haematopodidae, Recurvirostridae, Scolopacidae y Laridae.