Recurvirostridae


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Related to Recurvirostridae: Scolopacidae
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Noun1.Recurvirostridae - long-legged shorebirds
bird family - a family of warm-blooded egg-laying vertebrates characterized by feathers and forelimbs modified as wings
Charadrii, suborder Charadrii - shorebirds: plovers; sandpipers; avocets; phalaropes; coursers; stone curlews
genus Recurvirostra, Recurvirostra - type genus of the Recurvirostridae: avocets
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Recurvirostridae, a monospecific family, showed expressive abundance due to the dominance of Himantopus mexicanus in the salinas, followed by Ardeidae, Anatidae and Cracidae.
Del grupo de las aves acuaticas reportadas para Colombia, 49 especies son aves playeras conocidas como chorlos, playeros, ostreros, andarrios y becasinas, pertenecientes a cinco familias: Scolopacidae (36), Charadriidae (10), Burhinidae (1), Haematopodidae (1) y Recurvirostridae (1), de las cuales 37 especies son migratorias (75,5%) y 12 residentes (24,5%) (ARZUZA-BUELVAS & MORENO, 2006; RUIZ-GUERRA et al, 2008; RUIZ-GUERRA, 2012).
La avifauna de la isla Pajaros durante el periodo de enero--junio se compuso de 24 especies de aves pertenecientes a 10 familias: Anatidae, Sulidae, Phalacrocoracidae, Fregatidae Pelecanidae, Ardeidae, Haematopodidae, Recurvirostridae, Scolopacidae y Laridae.