Gruidae


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Noun1.Gruidae - cranesGruidae - cranes          
bird family - a family of warm-blooded egg-laying vertebrates characterized by feathers and forelimbs modified as wings
Gruiformes, order Gruiformes - inland marsh-dwelling birds with long legs and necks and bills that wade in water in search of food: cranes; rails; bustards
crane - large long-necked wading bird of marshes and plains in many parts of the world
genus Grus, Grus - type genus of the Gruidae: typical cranes
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In over 50 h of observation, cranes spent approximately 35 h foraging, as typical for Gruidae (Archibald and Meine, 1996).
Asterisks at the bottom of sequence indicate sequence identity while the highlighted nucleotides are the variation among the two species for the identification of various avian species of Phasianidae Anatidae Gruidae Scolopacidae Accipitridae Falconidae Struthionidae and Psittacidae families (Boonseub et al.
limicola Vieillot, Virginia I R rail Family Gruidae (cranes) Grus canadensis (Linnaeus), I O sandhill crane G.