Columbiformes


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Related to Columbiformes: Columbidae, pigeon

Columbiformes

[kə‚ləm·bə′fȯr‚mēz]
(vertebrate zoology)
An order of birds distinguished by a short, pointed bill, imperforate nostrils, and short legs.
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Most other birds, including all Columbiformes, were kept in groups in aviaries after their initial cage rest to reduce stress, and then released as a group.
Moreover, recent studies on the phylogenetic relationships of the columbiformes allow mapping of morphological and behavioral traits to let us know how often these traits have appeared in the family.
Other than the order Psittaciformes, air sac adenocarcinomas have been also reported in the orders of Columbiformes, Falconiformes, and Cuculiformes.
A number of pigeons (n = 23), Cluj blue tumblers (Aves: Columbiformes: Columbidae: Columba livia domestica), were found dead (accidental poisoning) in October 2011 in Cluj-Napoca, central Romania.
Twenty-five were Passeriformes, 2 species Coraciiformes and 1 species each in the Columbiformes and Falconiformes.
in excreta of psittacine birds (Filiu et al., 2002), members of the orders Passeriformes (Marinho et al., 2010; Lugarini et al., 2008), Columbiformes (Cichon et al., 2011), and Accipitriformes (Cafarchia et al., 2006) has been consistently reported in the literature and often associated with the bird's habit of scraping and fragmenting pieces of wood and branches (Filiu et al., 2002).
Samples were collected from 11 species of Psittaciformes and 1 species of Columbiformes from 2015 to 2016.
Columbiformes: Zenaida asiatica "cuculi", comun en los totorales, tambien se le reporta con mayor frecuencia en los jardines del area urbana y zonas arbustivas.
Psittacosis or parrot fever is a disease caused by Chlamydophila psittaci, a Gram-negative coccus and obligate intracellular bacteria [9] and has been reported to be most common in orders Psittaciformes and Columbiformes. [10] The symptoms include abrupt onset fevers, chills, headache, malaise, and myalgia.