Anseriformes


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Anseriformes

[‚an·sər·ə′fȯr‚mēz]
(vertebrate zoology)
An order of birds, including ducks, geese, swans, and screamers, characterized by a broad, flat bill and webbed feet.
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Four orders had the most species during our survey25 species of Charadriiformes, 21 species of Anseriformes, 11 species of Ciconiiformes, and seven species of Gruiformes.
Among the 25 high-risk and potential high-risk species 22 belonged to the orders Anseriformes (n = 11) and Charadriiformes (n = 11).
In 2007, viruses similar to QH05 were isolated from surveyed anseriformes in Qinghai and showed only a short evolutionary distance from earlier viruses (8).
The affected poultry included species of the order Galliformes (chickens, quail, etc.), which exhibited sudden death with severe clinical signs, and domestic ducks (order Anseriformes), which died suddenly or exhibited a decrease in egg production, depending on age.
However, the Lena River exhibits a greater number of species within some orders, such as Anseriformes, Falconiformes, and Charadriiformes.
The least number of birds were recorded of Galliformes (n=16) (0.29%), Anseriformes (n=10) (0.18%) and Strigiformes (n=7) (0.13%), respectively were represented by only one species (Fig.
It is well documented that restraint or handling results in tachycardia in many bird species, including members of the orders Anseriformes, Sphenisciformes, and Galliformes.
La presencia, entre octubre y marzo, de 2 anseriformes y 13 anatidos, contribuye a realzar la importancia del EPB como habitat de invierno para esas especies.
Subsequent surveillance of avian influenza virus in wild birds in the Pacific flyway has also shown sporadic infections caused by HPAI virus subtype H5, primarily in waterfowl species of the family Anseriformes (4) (online Technical Appendix Table 1).
Ten redbreasted geese (Branta ruficollis) and 8 Hawaiian geese (Branta sandvicensis) were received into quarantine at Beauval Zoo and housed together with other Anseriformes. Two days later, all were examined as part of routine quarantine procedures, and blood was collected.
Red-throated Diver 1.23 1.23 Black-throated Diver Anseriformes