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Noun1.Procellariidae - petrels; fulmars; shearwaters;
bird family - a family of warm-blooded egg-laying vertebrates characterized by feathers and forelimbs modified as wings
order Procellariiformes, Procellariiformes - petrels; albatrosses; shearwaters; diving petrels
petrel - relatively small long-winged tube-nosed bird that flies far from land
genus Procellaria, Procellaria - type genus of the Procellariidae
genus Puffinus, Puffinus - shearwaters
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Pese a lo anterior, hay registros de leucismo y albinismo para un gran numero de especies de aves de al menos 75 familias de Norte America incluidas especies de las familias: Anatidae, Procellariidae, Cathartidae, Accipitridae, Columbidae, Corvidae, Mimidae, entre otras (Gross 1965, Jehl 1985, van Grouw 2006, Tinajero & Rodriguez-Estrella 2010, Contreras & Ruiz-Campos 2011).
However, under a family level analysis, there is a clear predominance of Procellariidae, with 13 species, followed by Laridae, with 7 species, together accounting for 54.1% of the overall seabird species richness in the study area (Fig.
First study of the reproduction of Cory's shearwater Calonectris diomedea (Procellariidae, Aves) at the Rachgoun Island (Beni Saf, Algeria), Advances in Environmental Biology, 12(8): 15-20.
Based on the detailed analysis of the 2003 bird bone assemblage from TP-2 by Worthy and Tennyson (2004), the majority of the bones are from several species in the Procellariidae (petrels and shearwaters), including representatives of the genera Pseudobulweria and Puffinus; also present are Phaethon rubricauda (red-tailed tropic bird) and Gygis alba (white tern).
Ectoparasites of northern fulmars Fulmarus glacialis (Procellariformes: Procellariidae) from the Canadian Arctic.
However, in several species from the family Procellariidae, the interval between breeding attempts were [greater than] 1 yr, and were often also dependent on previous breeding success.