family Glareolidae

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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: Glareolidae - Old World shorebirds: pratincoles and coursers
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 Glareola, Glareola - type genus of the Glareolidae: the pratincoles
courser - swift-footed terrestrial plover-like bird of southern Asia and Africa; related to the pratincoles
References in periodicals archive ?
Maclean, "Family Glareolidae (Coursers and Pratincoles)" in J.