Thinocoridae

Thinocoridae

[‚thin·ə′kȯr·ə‚dē]
(vertebrate zoology)
The seed snipes, family of South American birds in the order Charadriiformes.
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El orden con mayor numero de especies de aves es Charadriiformes con 62 especies; el cual esta representado por nueve familias Charadriidae, Haematopodidae, Recurvirostridae, Burhinidae, Scolopacidae, Thinocoridae, Stercorariidae, Laridae y Rhynchopidae.
She also completed her PhD dissertation at Queen's, this time working on an Antarctic lineage now found in cold regions in the Andes, Patagonia, and Tierra del Fuego--the Seed-snipes (Thinocoridae), a strange, hardy family of shore-birds.