Charadrii


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Charadrii

[kə′rad·rē‚ī]
(vertebrate zoology)
The shore birds, a suborder of the order Charadriiformes.
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Predation of waders (Charadrii) on prey populations: an exclosure experiment.
Density-related behaviour and the possible effects of a loss of feeding grounds on wading birds (Charadrii).
If delayed plumage maturation was lacking in the shorebird ancestor, optimization indicated that it arose at least twice, once in Cepphus grylle and once in the most recent common ancestor of Strauch's (1978) plover/gull and sandpiper clades (the Charadrii and Scolopaci, respectively).