Gruiformes


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Gruiformes

[′grü·ə′fȯr‚mēz]
(vertebrate zoology)
A heterogeneous order of generally cosmopolitan birds including the rails, coots, limpkins, button quails, sun grebes, and cranes.

Gruiformes

 

a broad order of birds of very diversified morphology and way of life. They are predominately marsh and ground birds; less frequently, they nest in trees. The order has approximately 190 species belonging to 13 families: Mesitotnithidae, Turnicidae, Pedionomidae, Gruidae, Aramidae, Psophiidae, Rallidae, Heliornithidae, Rhynochetidae, Eurypgidae, Cariamidae, Otididae, and Burhinidae.

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Gruiformes: Porzana carolina "gallinetita sora", ave acuatica migratoria identificada en 1994, y de la cual no existen registros posteriores (Guillen & Barrio, 1994).
Live 101 black coot, Fulica atra Linnaeus (Gruiformes: Rallidae), collected from different water bodies of Sindh Province, Pakistan were examined for helminth parasites.
Chukotka Penins ula Taxonomic order Kolyma Chaun Kolyuchin East ern River Delta (4) River Delta (4) Bay (5) Chukot ka (6) Gaviiformes 4 4 3 3 Anseriformes 11 15 6 8 Falconiformes 3 4 0 2 Galliformes 1 2 0 1 Gruiformes 1 1 1 1 Charadriiformes 26 30 22 22 Strigiformes 2 2 1 1 Passeriformes 13 19 9 11 Total species 61 77 42 49 Shannon-Wiener H 68.4 68.8 58.0 66.9 (8)
Subulura halli (Ascaridida: Subuluridae) from the endangered great bustard Otis tarda Linnaeus (Aves: Gruiformes) in China.
Noteworthy record of Aramides axillaris (Gruiformes, Rallidae) in the edge of Sierra Sur of Oaxaca, Mexico
Tracheal Individual Group Total swab fecal fecal Order Pos Neg Pos Neg Pos Neg Pos Neg Anseriformes 0 2 ND ND 0 3 0 5 Charadriiformes 0 7 0 7 0 5 0 19 Ciconiiformes 0 5 0 3 0 3 0 11 Columbiformes 0 15 1 42 0 24 1 81 Coraciiformes 1 11 0 3 2 18 3 32 Galliformes 1 12 6 65 3 9 10 86 Gruiformes 0 3 0 5 0 3 0 11 Passeriformes 2 41 30 82 47 75 79 198 Psittaciformes 0 6 ND ND 0 1 0 7 Total 4 102 37 207 52 141 93 450 Abbreviations: Pos indicates positive; Neg, negative; ND, not done.
During present study on the helminth parasites of Black Coot, Fulica atra Linnaeus, 1758 (Gruiformes: Rallidae) in Sindh Province of Pakistan, two trematodes of the genus Catatropis Odhner, 1905 were recovered from intestine of host bird.
Pelecitus fulicaeatrae (Nematoda: Filarioidea) of coots (Gruiformes) and grebes (Podicipediformes): skin-inhabiting microfilariae and development in Mallophaga.
States were assigned to the ancestor based on Strauch's information about two outgroups, cranes and their relatives (Gruiformes) and pigeons (Columbiformes).
Literature reports indicate that the axillary artery originates from the subclavian artery in the orders Passeriformes (perching birds) (Glenny, 1945b), Coliiformes (mouse birds) (Glenny, 1944), Trogoniformes (trogons) (Glenny, 1948b) and Gruiformes (cranes, limpkins, rails, gallinules, coots, bustards) (Glenny, 1947), as well as in the Eurasian bittern (Erdogan, 2012).
Intertarsal and tarsophalangeal articulations injuries are common in cranes and other long-legged birds such as other members of gruiformes, ciconiiformes, otidiformes, and phenicopteriformes that are kept in a captive environment.
(D.) nasuta presenta una distribucion cosmopolita, asi como una lista amplia de hospedadores definitivos que incluyen aves de las ordenes Galliformes, Gruiformes, Charadriiformes, Columbiformes, Psittacioformes, Cuculiformes, Coraciiformes, Piciformes y Passeriformes (Carreno 2008).