Phoenicopteridae


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Related to Phoenicopteridae: flamingos
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Noun1.Phoenicopteridae - flamingos
bird family - a family of warm-blooded egg-laying vertebrates characterized by feathers and forelimbs modified as wings
Ciconiiformes, order 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
flamingo - large pink to scarlet web-footed wading bird with down-bent bill; inhabits brackish lakes
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Temporal variation in spatial distribution by age of Phoenicopterus ruber (Phoenicopteriformes: Phoenicopteridae) in the wetlands of Yucatan, Mexico.
Key words: Phoenicopteridae, magnetoreception, magnetic alignment, sun compass
2002, Fjeldsa 2004), mientras que los Phoenicopteridae necesitan amplias zonas de niveles bajos de agua para conseguir su alimento mediante la filtracion de zonas limosas de las lagunas (Tobar et al.
Las aves corresponden al restante 10%, registrandose paseriformes, tortolitas (Metriopelia sp.) y parinas (Phoenicopteridae) (Calas 2007; Labarca 2005).