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Noun1.Cinclidae - water ouzels
bird family - a family of warm-blooded egg-laying vertebrates characterized by feathers and forelimbs modified as wings
Oscines, Passeres, suborder Oscines, suborder Passeres - two names for the suborder of typical songbirds
water ouzel, dipper - small stocky diving bird without webbed feet; frequents fast-flowing streams and feeds along the bottom
Cinclus, genus Cinclus - type genus of the family Cinclidae
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Cyphorhinus thoracicus Chestnut-breasted Wren S CINCLIDAE, Dipper 202.
The group includes many examples of species that exhibit superficial morphological similarities with other phylogenetically distant taxa, such as members of the families Turdidae, Cinclidae, Alaudidae, and Mimidae, and many Synallaxinae genera resemble Old World Sylviidae members or Certhiidae (Irestedt, et al., 2006).
(1998), a traves de la amplificacion de los genes CHD-Z y CHD-W, diferenciaron el sexo en aves de una pareja de cada una de las 28 especies que analizaron distribuidas en 23 familias, metodo que ha sido ampliamente documentado en varios grupos, entre los que se destacan Pipridae (RYDER & DURAES, 2005; ANCIAES & NASSIF, 2002), Accipitridae (DONOHUE & DUFTY, 2006), Cinclidae (CAMPOS et al., 2005), Psittacidae (CAPARROZ et al., 2001) y Strigidae (DOUBLE & OLSEN, 1997).