nonpasserine bird

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Noun1.nonpasserine bird - chiefly arboreal birds especially of the order Coraciiformesnonpasserine bird - chiefly arboreal birds especially of the order Coraciiformes
bird - warm-blooded egg-laying vertebrates characterized by feathers and forelimbs modified as wings
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Clade 2.3.2 viruses from wild nonpasserine bird species were reported in Hong Kong in 2007-2008 (10).
In particular, they transmit parasites of the subgenus Haemoproteus, which are known to parasitize only nonpasserine birds (Santiago-Alarcon et al., 2012, 2014).
External vasectomy in passerine birds and internal vasectomy in nonpasserine birds can be done by following the surgical procedures described above.