Pelecanidae


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Noun1.Pelecanidae - pelicansPelecanidae - pelicans        
bird family - a family of warm-blooded egg-laying vertebrates characterized by feathers and forelimbs modified as wings
order Pelecaniformes, Pelecaniformes - pelicans; frigate birds; gannets; cormorants
pelican - large long-winged warm-water seabird having a large bill with a distensible pouch for fish
genus Pelecanus, Pelecanus - type genus of the Pelecanidae
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In birds of prey, white storks (Ciconia ciconia), and some waterfowl (Anatidae, Pelecanidae) species, mycoplasmas occur commonly and seem to be apathogenic or commensal and most likely belong to the physiologic microbial flora of the respiratory tract.
The order of Pelecaniformes is composed of families Ardeidae (Leach, 1820), Thereskiomithidae (Poche, 1904), and Pelecanidae (Rafinesque, 1891) (CRBRO, 2011).