Ciconiiformes

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Related to Ciconiiform: order Ciconiiformes
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Noun1.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
animal order - the order of animals
Aves, class Aves - (ornithology) the class of birds
Ardeidae, family Ardeidae - herons; egrets; night herons; bitterns
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For example, six of the nine stork species presented in Ali's Handbook(10) are known in Telugu as different kinds of konga and eight of the eleven herons common in peninsular South Asia are also known as one or another kind of konga in Telugu.(11) There is a similar usage with Tamil and Malayalam kokku and Sinhala kokka, all referring to different Ciconiiform birds.
Nesting success of 5 ciconiiform species in relation to water conditions in the Florida everglades.