Caprimulgiformes


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Caprimulgiformes

[‚kap·rə‚məl·jə′fȯr‚mēz]
(vertebrate zoology)
An order of nocturnal and crepuscular birds, including nightjars, potoos, and frog-mouths.
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Les Caprimulgiformes et les Coraciiformes de l'[acute{E}]oc[grave{e}]ne et de L'Oligoc[grave{e}]ne des phosphorites du Quercy et description de deux genres nouveaux de Podargidac et Nyctibiidae.
Previous cases of bilateral Polydactyly in the thoracic pr pelvic limbs have been reported in species within the orders Charadriiformes, (4-7) Galliformes, (8,9) Falconiformes, (10-12) Strigiformes,13 Caprimulgiformes, (14) Columbiformes, (15) and Passeriformes.
semitorquatus apresentam tambem um grande e achatado processo posorbital, que se expande lateralmente a extensao da orbita como protecao para os olhos (Norberg, 1978) e como as aves comedoras de insetos aereos (Caprimulgiformes) apresentam expansao dos palatinos o que tambem protege a porgao ventral dos olhos do impacto da presa na regiao palatina, como observado por Costa & Donatelli (2009), em seu estudo sobre a osteologia craniana de Nyctibiidae.
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.
A systematic study of the main arteries in the region of the heart-aves XX: Caprimulgiformes, Part 1.
To our knowledge, this is the first report of avian polyomavirus infection in the order Caprimulgiformes. Lovebirds (Agapornis species), which were housed near the nightjars, were considered as the possible source of infection.
(12-18) The nightjars we describe belong to the order Caprimulgiformes, and, to our knowledge there are no reports of polyomavirus infection affecting any representative of this order.