Coraciiformes


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Coraciiformes

an order of birds which includes the rollers, kingfishers, bee-eaters, hoopoes and hornbills.
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Of these 57% species belong to order Passeriformes, 7% to Anseriformes, 6% each to Charadriiformes and Accipitriformes, 5% to Columbiformes, 4% each to Galliformes and Falconiformes,3% each to Coraciiformes and Ciconiiformes, 2% to Gruiformes and 1% each to Apodiformes, Caprimulgiformes, Piciformes, Suliformes and Strigiformes.
vociferus Wilson, whip-poor- I C will Chordeiles minor (Forster), I O common nighthawk Order Apodiformes (swifts and hummingbirds) Family Apodidae (swifts) Chaetura pelagica (Linnaeus), I A chimney swift Family Trochilidae (hummingbords) Archilochus colubris (Linnaeus), I C ruby-throated hummingbird Selasphorus rufus (Gmelin), I R rufous hummingbird Order Coraciiformes (todies, motmots, and kingfishers) Family Alcedinidae (kingfishers) Ceryle alcyon (Linnaeus), belted I O kingfisher Order Piciformes (woodpeckers and allies) Family Picidae (woodpeckers) Colaptes auratus (Linnaeus), I C northern flicker Dryocopus pileatus (Linnaeus), I O pileated woodpecker Melanerpes carolinus (Linnaeus), I C red-bellied woodspecker M.
Yet there is one exception--the birds of the order Coraciiformes, which include the kingfishers and bee-eaters, avian ambassadors from the luxuriant tropics to temperate Mediterranean latitudes.
The extremely small size (5-7 g) of todies, together with their taxonomic affinities (Order Coraciiformes) and tropical distribution, suggest that the thermoregulatory physiology of these birds merits detailed investigation.
Modern ornithological classification has firmly entered the term daisheng in the Order of Coraciiformes, remote from the Order of Cuciliformes in which the cuckoo is classified.(56) However, a complex etymological grid has virtually forced the daisheng into the role of cuckoo.
The data include species from the orders Sphenisciformes, Procellariiformes, Pelecaniformes, Falconiformes, Charadriiformes, Strigiformes, Apodiformes, Coraciiformes, and Passeriformes.
Three major orders that are best sustained by LSNP other than Passeriformes are Coraciiformes (9 spp.), Acciptriformes (7 spp.), Pelecaniformes (4 spp.).
Estas aves pertenecen al orden Coraciiformes en la cual hallamos a los martines pescadores, martines cazadores, cucuburras y alciones (Carriker 1959).
Tracheal Individual Group Total swab fecal fecal Order Pos Neg Pos Neg Pos Neg Pos Neg Anseriformes 0 2 ND ND 0 3 0 5 Charadriiformes 0 7 0 7 0 5 0 19 Ciconiiformes 0 5 0 3 0 3 0 11 Columbiformes 0 15 1 42 0 24 1 81 Coraciiformes 1 11 0 3 2 18 3 32 Galliformes 1 12 6 65 3 9 10 86 Gruiformes 0 3 0 5 0 3 0 11 Passeriformes 2 41 30 82 47 75 79 198 Psittaciformes 0 6 ND ND 0 1 0 7 Total 4 102 37 207 52 141 93 450 Abbreviations: Pos indicates positive; Neg, negative; ND, not done.
We managed to obtain data from 49 species, including 27 species from the order Cicconiformes, 16 species from the order Passeriformes, two species from each of the orders Anseriformes and Strigiformes, and one species each from the orders Coraciiformes and Piciformes.