Burhinidae


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Related to Burhinidae: Burhinus oedicnemus, stone curlews
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Noun1.Burhinidae - large wading birds resembling the plovers: stone curlews
bird family - a family of warm-blooded egg-laying vertebrates characterized by feathers and forelimbs modified as wings
Charadrii, suborder Charadrii - shorebirds: plovers; sandpipers; avocets; phalaropes; coursers; stone curlews
Burhinus, genus Burhinus - type genus of the Burhinidae: stone curlews
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Charadriiformes included Burhinidae (1 sp.), Recurvirostridae (1 sp.) and Charadriidae (2 spp.).
El orden con mayor numero de especies de aves es Charadriiformes con 62 especies; el cual esta representado por nueve familias Charadriidae, Haematopodidae, Recurvirostridae, Burhinidae, Scolopacidae, Thinocoridae, Stercorariidae, Laridae y Rhynchopidae.
Del grupo de las aves acuaticas reportadas para Colombia, 49 especies son aves playeras conocidas como chorlos, playeros, ostreros, andarrios y becasinas, pertenecientes a cinco familias: Scolopacidae (36), Charadriidae (10), Burhinidae (1), Haematopodidae (1) y Recurvirostridae (1), de las cuales 37 especies son migratorias (75,5%) y 12 residentes (24,5%) (ARZUZA-BUELVAS & MORENO, 2006; RUIZ-GUERRA et al, 2008; RUIZ-GUERRA, 2012).