Trochilidae


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Noun1.Trochilidae - hummingbirdsTrochilidae - hummingbirds        
bird family - a family of warm-blooded egg-laying vertebrates characterized by feathers and forelimbs modified as wings
Apodiformes, order Apodiformes - swifts; hummingbirds
hummingbird - tiny American bird having brilliant iridescent plumage and long slender bills; wings are specialized for vibrating flight
Archilochus, genus Archilochus - a genus of Trochilidae
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Ademas, Carpish exhibe una alta diversidad de aves, entre las familias mas importantes se registran Trochilidae (picaflores o colibris), Ramphastidae (tucanes, tucanetas), Thraupidae (tangaras), Psittacidae (loros y pericos), Cotingidae (cotingas) y especies endemicas como el tiranido Uromyias agraphia Chapman 1919 y, el picaflor cobrizo Metallura theresiae Simon 1902 (Young & Leon 1999, Parker & O'Neill 1976).
(7,9,10) Few studies detail the function of the hyoid apparatus of raptors, but it has been suggested that falconids have a more-primitive, weaker hyoid apparatus and associated musculature compared with other species, such as hummingbirds (Trochilidae species), woodpeckers (Picidae species), and egrets (Ardeidae species).
Tyrannidae (atrapamoscas) fue lafamilia mas rica con 27 especies, seguida de las tangaras y afines (Thraupidae) con 19 especies; otras familias como Trochilidae (colibries) y Columbidae (palomas y torcazas) presentaron siete especies cada una, y para las reinitas (Parulidae) se registraron seis especies (Material suplementario -Anexo 1).
Palomas (Columbidae), pajaros carpinteros (Picidae) y colibries (Trochilidae) como indicador de sucesion en la selva baja de Dzilam, Yucatan.
Powers, "Take-off mechanics in hummingbirds (Trochilidae)," Journal of Experimental Biology, vol.
Entre las aves mas grandes, en Colombia figuran por su volumen el condor (Vultur gryphus), el garzon soldado por su altura (Jabiru mycteria); las mas pequenas son ciertos colibries (Trochilidae) y un tiranido o papamosca (Myiornis ecaudatus miserabilis).
Glenny (1953b) reported that, while two sternoclavicular arteries stemmed from the subclavian artery in the family Trochilidae (humming birds), no sternoclavicular artery existed in the family Fringillidae (finches) (Glenny, 1942b).
Ala de sable Lazulita, Campylopterus falcatus (Trochilidae): Fueron observados cinco individuos el 7 de junio del 2008, en Bocas de Anamichu libando con otros colibris (Amazilia tzacatl) en un guamo (Inga sp.) al borde de la carretera veredal; este registro llena un vacio de distribucion entre el municipio de San Agustin en el Huila (Hilty & Brown 2001) y de Ibague en el Tolima (Parra-Hernandez et al., 2007) en la cordillera central.
Key words: ecological niche modelling, Last Glacial Maximum, Last Interglacial, phylogeography, Pleistocene, Trochilidae
The family Proctophyllodidae was found in association with all Passeriformes examined, in addition to the non-passerine families Trochilidae and Trogonidae (Table 1).
In addition to being a pollinator, hummingbirds (family Trochilidae) are a great addition to any garden, and their aerial displays are fun to watch.
Hummingbirds are New World birds that constitute the family Trochilidae. They are among the smallest of birds, most species measuring in the 7.5-13 cm (3-5 in) range.