Gruiformes


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Gruiformes

[′grü·ə′fȯr‚mēz]
(vertebrate zoology)
A heterogeneous order of generally cosmopolitan birds including the rails, coots, limpkins, button quails, sun grebes, and cranes.

Gruiformes

 

a broad order of birds of very diversified morphology and way of life. They are predominately marsh and ground birds; less frequently, they nest in trees. The order has approximately 190 species belonging to 13 families: Mesitotnithidae, Turnicidae, Pedionomidae, Gruidae, Aramidae, Psophiidae, Rallidae, Heliornithidae, Rhynochetidae, Eurypgidae, Cariamidae, Otididae, and Burhinidae.

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Chukotka Penins ula Taxonomic order Kolyma Chaun Kolyuchin East ern River Delta (4) River Delta (4) Bay (5) Chukot ka (6) Gaviiformes 4 4 3 3 Anseriformes 11 15 6 8 Falconiformes 3 4 0 2 Galliformes 1 2 0 1 Gruiformes 1 1 1 1 Charadriiformes 26 30 22 22 Strigiformes 2 2 1 1 Passeriformes 13 19 9 11 Total species 61 77 42 49 Shannon-Wiener H 68.
Multiple cases were found in Ciconiiformes (n = 4), Columbiformes (n = 4), Gruiformes (n = 4), Anseriformes (n = 3), Galliformes (n = 3), and Passeriformes (n = 2).
Several species from the orders Ciconiiformes, Galliformes, Passeriformes, Gruiformes, Coraciiformes, and Pelecaniformes were affected during the outbreak.
The risk of intra-species transmission was high for Anseriformes (ducks and geese) and Charadriiformes birds and was relatively low for Gruiformes and Ciconiiformes birds.
Distal leg (tarsometatarsal) fractures are common in captive Gruiformes because of their heavy bodies and long legs.
Fresh fecal samples or cloacal swabs from 239 birds belonging to the orders Passeriformes, Gruiformes, and Caprimulgiformes were analyzed to determine whether birds were colonized with Salmonella.
The proportion of Gruiformes increased gradually in PWC, PHF, and BSZ from November.
Arboviruses, mainly EEE and WNV, have been reported to cause disease in crane species and other gruiformes.
livia Columbiformes White-naped Crane Grus vipio Gruiformes Waldrapp Ibis #1 Gerontica eremita Ciconiiformes Waldrapp Ibis #2 G.
The Black Coot (Fulica atra Linnaeus, 1758) belongs to family Rallidae and order Gruiformes.