order Procellariiformes

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Related to order Procellariiformes: order Ciconiiformes, order Pelecaniformes, Tubinares
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Noun1.order Procellariiformes - petrels; albatrosses; shearwaters; diving petrels
animal order - the order of animals
Aves, class Aves - (ornithology) the class of birds
procellariiform seabird - large long-winged bird with hooked bill and tubular nostrils that wanders the open seas
family Procellariidae, Procellariidae - petrels; fulmars; shearwaters;
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1%) Horned Grebe (Podiceps auritus) 1 Order Procellariiformes (0.
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.
This species belongs to the order Procellariiformes, the same group as albatrosses, shearwaters, and fulmars.