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Related to Ardeidae: Threskiornithidae
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Noun1.Ardeidae - heronsArdeidae - herons; egrets; night herons; bitterns
bird family - a family of warm-blooded egg-laying vertebrates characterized by feathers and forelimbs modified as wings
Ciconiiformes, order Ciconiiformes - order of chiefly tropical marsh-dwelling fish-eating wading birds with long legs and bills and (except for flamingos) unwebbed feet: herons; storks; spoonbills; flamingos; ibises
heron - grey or white wading bird with long neck and long legs and (usually) long bill
Ardea, genus Ardea - type genus of the Ardeidae: large New and Old World herons
Egretta, genus Egretta - small Old and New World herons
Casmerodius, genus Casmerodius - a white egrets
Bubulcus, genus Bubulcus - small white egrets
genus Nycticorax, Nycticorax - Old World night herons
genus Nyctanassa, Nyctanassa - American night herons
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(7,9,10) Few studies detail the function of the hyoid apparatus of raptors, but it has been suggested that falconids have a more-primitive, weaker hyoid apparatus and associated musculature compared with other species, such as hummingbirds (Trochilidae species), woodpeckers (Picidae species), and egrets (Ardeidae species).
Ardeidae belonged to Pelecaniformes contained 6 species.
A continuacion los Anatidae con 13 especies, los Thraupidae con 12 especies, los Rallidae con 11 especies, los Tyrannidae y Ardeidae con 10 especies, son habitantes tipicos de los humedales.
Reported bird species, winter population size estimates, number of carcasses, and rRT-PCR test results per incident during outbreak of HPAI A(H5N8) virus, the Netherlands, November 2016-January 2017 * Maximum estimated Avian family and species (common name) winter population, x1,000 ([dagger]) Anatidae (waterbirds) Anas penelope (Eurasian wigeon) 680-920 Aythya fuliqula (tufted duck) 190-230 Unidentified waterfowl Podicipedidae (grebes) Ardeidae (herons) ([section]) Phalacrocoracidae (comorants) Rallidae (rallids) Scolopacidae (shorebirds) ([paragraph]) Laridae (gulls) Larus marinus (great black-backed gull) 7.4-13 Accipitridae (hawks) Falconidae (falcons) Falco pereqrinus (peregrine falcon) 0.36-0.52 Corvidae (corvids) Aves indet.
Las otras 7 especies migratorias son: Tyrannus savana y Tyrannus dominicensis, pertenecientes a la familia Tyrannidae, la "garza azul" Egretta caerulea (Ardeidae), la 'guala' Cathartes burrobianus (Cathartidae), el "aguila pescadora" Pandion haliaetus (Pandionidae), el "andarrios solitario" Tringa solitaria (Scolopacidae) y el "degollado" Pheucticus ludovicianus (Cardinalidae).
pied avocet, Recurvirostra avosetta, plovers, Charadrius spp, herons, Ardeidae spp., grebes, Podiceps spp, and the black-winged stilt, Himantopus himantopus), faced the destruction of their habitats in recent years.
Some colonies of egrets and herons (family Ardeidae), including BCNH, become so successful in urban areas that they are considered nuisances because of their odors, guano, loud vocalizations, and the perception they pose a health risk (Grant and Watson, 1995; Parkes et al., 2012).
Simple artificial perches Family/Species G (1) J F M A M Ardeidae Syrigma I sibilatrix (Temminck, 1824) Accipitridae Rupomis magnirostris C (Gmelin, 1788) * Columbidae Columbina talpacoti G (Temminck, 1811) Palagioenas picazuro F (Temminck, 1813) Picidae Colaptes melanochloros I (Gmelin, 1788) Dryocopus lineatus I (Linnaeus, 1766) Psittacidae Forpus xanthopterygius F (Spix, 1824) Dendrocolaptidae Lepidocolaptes angustimstris I 1 (Vieillot, 1818) Furnariidae Fumarius nfus I (Gmelin, 1788) Tyrannidae Myiarchiis sp.