order Galliformes

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Noun1.order Galliformes - pheasants; turkeys; grouse; partridges; quails; chickens; brush turkeys; curassows; hoatzins
animal order - the order of animals
Aves, class Aves - (ornithology) the class of birds
gallinacean, gallinaceous bird - heavy-bodied largely ground-feeding domestic or game birds
family Meleagrididae, Meleagrididae - turkeys and some extinct forms
Cracidae, family Cracidae - curassows; guans; chachalacas
family Phasianidae, Phasianidae - pheasants; quails; partridges
family Opisthocomidae, Opisthocomidae - comprising the hoatzins
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Histomoniasis is a disease almost exclusively of birds in the order Galliformes, but Histomonas has been reported from the intestinal tracts of burrowing owls in Brazil and a common buzzard (Buteo buteo) in Turkey (Davidson, 2008; Ozmen et al.
18) Six of these cases were lymphoma, and most were birds from the order Galliformes (peacock [Pavo species], chicken, and tragopan [Tragopan species]).
Pheasants belong to the avian order Galliformes and are Asian in their native distribution, except Congo peafowl.
Number of Species specimens Order Anseriformes (24%) Greater White-fronted Goose (Anser albifrons) * 3 Snow Goose (Chen caerulescens) * 4 Brant (Branla bernicld) * 16 Cackling Goose (Branla hulchinsii) 6 Tundra Swan (Cygnus columbianus) * 1 Northern Pintail (Anas acuta) 12 Steller's Eider (Polysticta stelleri) * 8 Spectacled Eider (Somateriafischeri) * 12 King Eider (Somateria spectabilis) * 42 Common Eider (Somateria mollissima) * 64 Harlequin Duck (Histrionicus histrionicus) 4 Surf Scoter (Melanitta perspicillata) 1 White-winged Scoter (Melanittafusca) 1 Long-tailed Duck (Clangula hyemalis) * 29 Red-breasted Merganser (Mergus serrator) * 2 Order Galliformes (9.
It is a gamebird of the order Galliformes (gallinaceous birds) and the family Phasianidae.
The affected poultry included species of the order Galliformes (chickens, quail, etc.