order Ciconiiformes


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Related to order Ciconiiformes: white stork, Phoenicopteriformes, Cathartiformes
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Noun1.order Ciconiiformes - order of chiefly tropical marsh-dwelling fish-eating wading birds with long legs and bills and (except for flamingos) unwebbed feet: herons; storks; spoonbills; flamingos; ibises
animal order - the order of animals
Aves, class Aves - (ornithology) the class of birds
Ardeidae, family Ardeidae - herons; egrets; night herons; bitterns
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Rostratulidae contained only one species that belonged to order Ciconiiformes. Charadriiformes included Burhinidae (1 sp.), Recurvirostridae (1 sp.) and Charadriidae (2 spp.).
Cattle egret (Bubulcus ibis) belongs to the order Ciconiiformes and family Ardeidae (Ali, 1996).
macularia in the order Ciconiiformes; and Aphelocoma coerulescens, Catharus mustelinus, Dendroica discolor, Gymnorhinus cyanocephalus, Melospiza melodia, and Parus major in the order Passeriformes.