Burhinidae


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Related to Burhinidae: Burhinus oedicnemus, stone curlews

Burhinidae

[byü′rin·ə‚dē]
(vertebrate zoology)
The thick-knees or stone curlews, a family of the avian order Charadriiformes.
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Durante este estudio se escogieron aleatoriamente 100 aves silvestres correspondientes a 11 familias (Psittacidae, Ramphastidae, Ophistocomidae, Cracidae, Anatidae, Icteridae, Alaudidae, Burhinidae, Phoenicopteridae, Anhimidae y Rallidae) y 16 especies (Ara ararauna, Ara macao, Amazona spp, Amazona ochrocephala, Ramphastos toco, Aulacorhynchus prasinus, Ramphastos tucanus, Ophistocomus hoazin, Crax Alberti, Anas discors, Agelaius icterocephalus, Alauda arvensis, Burhinus bistriatus, Phoenicopterus ruber roseus, Chauna chavarria, Gallinula chloropus), a las cuales se les tomo muestras correspondientes a 4 gramos de materia fecal [22].
Jamnarare especie Burhinus bistriatus (familia Burhinidae) 'alcaravan'.