pelecaniform seabird

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Noun1.pelecaniform seabird - large fish-eating seabird with four-toed webbed feetpelecaniform seabird - large fish-eating seabird with four-toed webbed feet
sea bird, seabird, seafowl - a bird that frequents coastal waters and the open ocean: gulls; pelicans; gannets; cormorants; albatrosses; petrels; etc.
pelican - large long-winged warm-water seabird having a large bill with a distensible pouch for fish
frigate bird, man-of-war bird - long-billed warm-water seabird with wide wingspan and forked tail
gannet - large heavily built seabird with a long stout bill noted for its plunging dives for fish
cormorant, Phalacrocorax carbo - large voracious dark-colored long-necked seabird with a distensible pouch for holding fish; used in Asia to catch fish
anhinga, darter, snakebird - fish-eating bird of warm inland waters having a long flexible neck and slender sharp-pointed bill
boatswain bird, tropic bird, tropicbird - mostly white web-footed tropical seabird often found far from land
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