UGA Costa Rica

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joe_america
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22678
Filename:
UGA Costa Rica
Updated:
2010-06-08 17:48:20
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Ornithology Neotropical Orders
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    • Ciconiiformes
    • -Wading birds Egrets Herons
    • -Mostly Aquatic, Long legs, Incumbent hallux
    • -Long neck and bill
    • Anseriformes
    • -ducks, geese, swans
    • -aquatic, feet palmate, hallux elevated (hind toe)
    • -bill lamellate (sive like) broad and depressed
    • Falconiformes
    • -Feet raptorial
    • -bill sharp, strong hook with cere
    • Galliformes
    • -gallincaceous game birds
    • -body plump, wings short
    • -bill short, stout, decurved
    • -feet strong, tarsi scullate or feathered
    • Gruiformes
    • -cranes, rails, coots
    • -long legs, short tail
    • -nostrils perforate
    • Charadriiformes
    • -shore birds, gulls, sandpipers, auks, skimmers
    • -aquatic, feet palmate or semipalmate
    • Pelecaniformes
    • -pelicans and cormorants
    • -aquatic, totipalmate foot
    • -bill with gular sac
    • Podicipediformes
    • -Grebes
    • -aquatic, tarsi compressed, foot lobed, nails flattened
    • -bills vary usually long and straight
    • -tail rudimentary
    • Podicipediformes
    • -grebes
    • -aquatic, tarsi compressed, foot lobed, nails flattened
    • -bills vary usually long and straight-tail rudimentary
    • Procellariiformes
    • -tubed nose swimmers, albatrosses, petrels, fulmars
    • -pelagic, palmate feet
    • -bill hooked, nostrils tubular
    • -wings long narrow
    • -mostly black and gray
    • Charadriiformes
    • -shore birds, gulls, sandpipers, auks, skimmers
    • -aquatic, feet palmate or semipalmate
    • Columbiformes
    • -doves and pigeons
    • -bill small and slender with operculum
    • -wings, tail long
    • Psittaciformes
    • -parrots
    • -toes zyg0dactyl
    • -usually bright colored, tropical

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