Alcedinidae


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Noun1.Alcedinidae - kingfishersAlcedinidae - kingfishers        
bird family - a family of warm-blooded egg-laying vertebrates characterized by feathers and forelimbs modified as wings
Coraciiformes, order Coraciiformes - rollers; kingfishers; hornbills; hoopoes; motmots; bee eaters; todies
kingfisher - nonpasserine large-headed bird with a short tail and long sharp bill; usually crested and bright-colored; feed mostly on fish
Alcedo, genus Alcedo - type genus of the Alcedinidae
Ceryle, genus Ceryle - a genus of birds of the family Alcedinidae
Dacelo, genus Dacelo - Australasian kingfishers
genus Halcyon, Halcyon - a large kingfisher widely distributed in warmer parts of the Old World
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It has a scientific name Alcedo cyanopectus, and belongs to the Alcedinidae family of bird species.
The largest number of individuals were presented in the families: Psitacidae (N = 340, S = 10), Thraupidae (N = 199, S = 13) and Tyrannidae (N = 164, S = 18), unlike the Turdidae, Anatidae, Anhimidae, Alcedinidae and Therskiornithiadae families, which each had three or fewer individuals.
Upupidae (2 spp.), Coraciidae (1 sp.), Halcyonidae (1sp.), Alcedinidae (1 sp.), Meropidae (2 spp.), Cuculidae (2 spp.) belonged to order Coraciiformes.
The pattern of the temporal fossa of the Ciconiidae differs from the pattern found in the Cuculiformes (POSSO; DONATELLI, 2006), in the Alcedinidae (MENDEZ; HOFLING, 2007) and Falconidae (GUZZI et al., 2015a; 2015b), because in the species of these groups the temporal fossa is divided into two portions, as well as has the postorbital process less developed.
minutilla Laridae: Leucophaeus Peces Playa arenosa atricilla, Larus con guijarros argentatus, o conchas Sternulla antillarum Alcedinidae: Megaceryle Peces Huecos en la torquata, M.