order Gaviiformes

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Noun1.order Gaviiformes - large aquatic birds: loons and some extinct forms
animal order - the order of animals
Aves, class Aves - (ornithology) the class of birds
gaviiform seabird - seabirds of the order Gaviiformes
family Gavidae, Gavidae - loon family
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All living species of loons are members of the genus Gavia, family Gaviidae and order Gaviiformes. Co-written by Biodiversity Research Institute environmentalists and aviary experts David C.