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Noun1.Gruiformes - inland marsh-dwelling birds with long legs and necks and bills that wade in water in search of food: cranes; rails; bustards
animal order - the order of animals
Aves, class Aves - (ornithology) the class of birds
Aramus, genus Aramus - genus of large brown long-billed wading birds found in warm swampy regions of the western hemisphere: courlan; limpkin
Aramus guarauna, courlan - wading bird of South America and Central America
Aramus pictus, limpkin - wading bird of Florida, Cuba and Jamaica having a drooping bill and a distinctive wailing call
Cariamidae, family Cariamidae - crane-like South American wading birds
family Rallidae, Rallidae - rails; crakes; gallinules; coots
Otides, suborder Otides - terrestrial game birds of the Old World and Australia: bustards
family Turnicidae, Turnicidae - small Old World birds resembling but not related to true quail
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Rallidae was representative of Gruiformes contained 2 species.
Sigue el orden Passeriformes con 45 especies, los Pelecaniformes con 15 especies, los Anseriformes con 13 especies y los Gruiformes con 11 especies, entre los mas abundantes.
Gruiformes (cranes, limpkins, rails, gallinules, coots, bustards).
(2001): Ducks, rails and limicoline waders (Aves: Anseriformes, Gruiformes, Charadriiformes) from the lowermost Oligocene of Belgium.
Pertenece al orden Gruiformes y a la familia Rallidae, no presenta dimorfismo sexual, es omnivora, se alimenta principalmente de plantas vasculares acuaticas y algas; en la epoca de reproduccion consume insectos, moluscos, crustaceos, anfibios y peces; todo su ciclo de vida lo realiza en el cuerpo de agua (Brisbin et al., 2002).
/Anas sp.) 2 corvids (Corvidae) 2 --jackdaw (Corvus monedula) 1 --crow/rook/jackdaw/raven (Corvus sp.) 2 3 owl (Strigiformes) 1 1 charadriiform (Charadriiformes) 1 gruiform (Gruiformes) passerines (Passeriformes) --trushes (Turdidae) Rodents (Rodentia) 1 cricetids (Cricetidae) 45 (11) Amphibians (Amphibia) 2 Mole (Talpa europaea) 2 ?
According to Gaud and Atyeo (1979), mites of the subfamily Alloptinae are associated with a large number of sandpipers and other waterfowl such as Gaviiformes, Procellariiformes, Pelecaniformes, Ciconiiformes, Anseriformes, Gruiformes and Charadriiformes.
The habitat of 47.4% of them, including almost all the Anseriformes and Charadriiformes, Gaviiformes, Podicipediformes, and Gruiformes, consists of a complex landscape of bogs, marshes, lakes, ponds, and streams scattered across tundra on the coasts and inland.
(9,51) Cui (52) suggests that a large number of cross-species transmission events are probably also present in avihepadnaviruses, whose phylogeny does not match that of the host orders Gruiformes and Anseriformes.
Order Passeriformes was dominating with 57% species followed by Anseriformes (7%), Charadriiformes and Accipitriformes (6%) each, Columbiformes (5%), Galliformes and Falconiformes (4%) each, Pelecaniformes (3%), Coraciiformes and Gruiformes (2%) each, and Bucerotiformes, Apodiformes, Caprimulgiformes, Piciformes, Suliformes and Strigiformes (1%) each.