Columbiformes


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Columbiformes

[kə‚ləm·bə′fȯr‚mēz]
(vertebrate zoology)
An order of birds distinguished by a short, pointed bill, imperforate nostrils, and short legs.
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Covering first Galliformes then Columbiformes, photographs of the same kind of bone from various species are juxtaposed on the same or close pages for easy comparison.
Columbiformes and terrestrial Passeriformes); 9) unidentified birds; 10) bats; and 11) other terrestrial taxa (mammals and reptiles).
Estudo do complemento cromosomico de 11 especies de aves das Ordens Columbiformes, Passeriformes e Tinamiformes.
Appendix 20: hematologic and serum biochemical values of selected Anseriformes (waterfowl) and Columbiformes.
Orders Anura, Columbiformes, Passeriformes, Didelphimorphia, Chiroptera, Rodentia (native and exotic species were considered separately following Clark and Bunck 1991), and Lagomorpha.
Psittaciformes and Columbiformes were not visibly affected by the outbreak although they were kept in large numbers in S2, where large numbers of deaths occurred.
Multiple cases were found in Ciconiiformes (n = 4), Columbiformes (n = 4), Gruiformes (n = 4), Anseriformes (n = 3), Galliformes (n = 3), and Passeriformes (n = 2).
Other than the order Psittaciformes, air sac adenocarcinomas have been also reported in the orders of Columbiformes, Falconiformes, and Cuculiformes.
limicola) 1 Sora (Porzana carolina) 2 Limpkin (Aramus guarauna) 7 Rallidae (unidentified 10 species) Charadriiformes (1) Whimbrel (Numenius phaeopus) 1 Columbiformes (1) Columbidae (species unidentified) 1 Passeriformes (5) House Wren (Troglodytes aedon) 1 Red-winged Blackbird (Agelaius phoeniceus) 1 Eastern Meadowlark (Sturnella magna) 1 Passerine (unidentified species) 1 AVES (18) Aves (unidentified species) 16 Totals 89 birds Python Order Species field number Podicipediformes (9) Pied-billed Grebe (Podilymbus 104, 124, 202, podiceps) 339, 364, 740, 846 Podicipedidae (unidentified species) 504 Pelecaniformes (3) Magnificent Frigatebird (Fregata magnificens) 744 Anhinga (Anhinga anhinga) 128#, 844 Ciconiiformes (18) Great Blue Heron (Ardea herodias) 547 Great Egret (A.
members of the order Columbiformes, were purchased from Palmetto Pigeon Plant (Sumter, SC, USA) and Double Y farms (Glenwood, IA, USA).