Also found in: Thesaurus, Encyclopedia.
Related to Burhinidae: Burhinus oedicnemus, stone curlews
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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
References in periodicals archive ?
However, analysis is hindered by the poor available information regarding acoustic repertoires and structure of several species, especially those belonging to the most ancient families such as the Burhinidae (Miller and Baker 2009).
We present the first description of acoustic structure and organization of vocalizations and the vocal repertoire for the family Burhinidae.
Muscovy Duck (Cairina moschata) Orinoco Goose (Neochen jubata) Rallidae Azure Gallinule (Porphyrio flavirostris) Grey-necked Wood Rail (Aramides cajanea) Purple Gallinule (Porphyrio martinica) Heliornithidae Sungrebe (Heliornis fulica) Eurypigidae Sunbittern (Eurypyga helias) Aramidae Limpkin (Aramus guaruna) Burhinidae Double-striped Thick-knee (Burhinus bistriatus) Charadriidae Collared Plover (Charadrius collaris) Recurvirostriidae Black-necked Stilt (Himantopus mexicanus) Jacanidae Wattled Jacana (Jacana jacana) Scolopacidae Greater Yellowlegs (Tringa melanoleuca) Lesser Yellowlegs (T.