Alaudidae


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Noun1.Alaudidae - larksAlaudidae - larks          
bird family - a family of warm-blooded egg-laying vertebrates characterized by feathers and forelimbs modified as wings
Oscines, Passeres, suborder Oscines, suborder Passeres - two names for the suborder of typical songbirds
lark - any of numerous predominantly Old World birds noted for their singing
Alauda, genus Alauda - type genus of the Alaudidae: skylarks
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The family with the highest species richness was Muscicapidae (13 species), followed by Fringillidae (seven species), Sylviidae (six species), Accipitridae (five species) and Alaudidae (four species).
The group includes many examples of species that exhibit superficial morphological similarities with other phylogenetically distant taxa, such as members of the families Turdidae, Cinclidae, Alaudidae, and Mimidae, and many Synallaxinae genera resemble Old World Sylviidae members or Certhiidae (Irestedt, et al., 2006).
Skylarks (Alauda arvensis L.; Passeriformes: Alaudidae) also have been hypothesized to increase P intake by augmenting their plant diet with insects, mostly beetles (Green 1980).
Durante este estudio se escogieron aleatoriamente 100 aves silvestres correspondientes a 11 familias (Psittacidae, Ramphastidae, Ophistocomidae, Cracidae, Anatidae, Icteridae, Alaudidae, Burhinidae, Phoenicopteridae, Anhimidae y Rallidae) y 16 especies (Ara ararauna, Ara macao, Amazona spp, Amazona ochrocephala, Ramphastos toco, Aulacorhynchus prasinus, Ramphastos tucanus, Ophistocomus hoazin, Crax Alberti, Anas discors, Agelaius icterocephalus, Alauda arvensis, Burhinus bistriatus, Phoenicopterus ruber roseus, Chauna chavarria, Gallinula chloropus), a las cuales se les tomo muestras correspondientes a 4 gramos de materia fecal [22].