Sulidae


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Related to Sulidae: Gruidae, genus Sula
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Noun1.Sulidae - gannets and boobies
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
gannet - large heavily built seabird with a long stout bill noted for its plunging dives for fish
genus Sula, Sula - type genus of the Sulidae
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86% Laridae/gaviota 2% Spheniscidae/ 1% pinguino Procellariidae/ 5% fardela-petrel Pelecanidae/ 1% pelicano Sulidae/piquero 1% Phalac./ 1% Sulidae Phalacrocoracidae/ 3% cormoran Note: Table made from pie chart.
Some of the offshore birdlife includes: The northern gannet - a seabird which is the largest member of the gannet family, Sulidae. It has the same colours as the Australasian gannet and is similar in appearance.
Estado del conocimiento de los piqueros pantropicales (Sulidae) en las islas oceanicas chilenas y primer registro de piquero cafe Sula leucogaster en Isla de Pascua.
De acuerdo a los estudios que se han realizado con riqueza especifica y listados de avifauna en islas del sistema lagunar de Topolobampo y sobre aspectos poblacionales de Sula nebouxii en el Golfo de California se tiene que en la isla Patos, Bahia de Ohuira, Topolobampo, Sinaloa, en un estudio realizado por Medina y Serrano (2009) sobre avifauna marina durante junio-noviembre del 2009 se contabilizaron 10,107 individuos donde se lograron registrar 33 especies pertenecientes a 17 familias (Ardeidae, Anatidae, Cathartidae, Corvidae, Columbidae, Falconidae, Fregatidae, Haematopodidae, Laridae, Mimidae, Pandionidae, Pelecanidae, Phalacrocoracidae, Threskiomithidae, Tyrannidae, Scolopacidae, Sulidae).