family Hydrobatidae


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Noun1.family Hydrobatidae - storm petrels
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
storm petrel - any of various small petrels having dark plumage with paler underparts
genus Hydrobates, Hydrobates - type genus of the Hydrobatidae
genus Oceanites, Oceanites - a genus of Hydrobatidae
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nigricollis Brehm, eared grebe I R Podilymbus podiceps (Linnaeus), I C pied-billed grebe Order Procellariiformes (tube-nosed swimmers) Family Hydrobatidae (storm- I R petrels) Oceanodroma castro (Harcourt), I R band-rumped storm-petrel Order Pelecaniformes (totipalmate swimmers) Family Sulidae (boobies and gannets) Morus bassanus (Linnaeus), I R northern gannet Family Pelecanidae (pelicans) Pelecanus erythrorhynchos Gmelin, I R American white pelican P.