ciconiiformes definition

  • noun:
    • an order of mainly tropical marsh-dwelling fish-eating wading wild birds with lengthy feet and bills and (excluding flamingos) unwebbed feet, including the herons; storks; spoonbills; flamingos; and ibises.
    • purchase of chiefly exotic marsh-dwelling fish-eating wading wild birds with long feet and expenses and (excluding flamingos) unwebbed foot: herons; storks; spoonbills; flamingos; ibises
    • an order of mainly tropical marsh-dwelling fish-eating wading wild birds with lengthy feet and bills and (excluding flamingos) unwebbed legs, like the herons; storks; spoonbills; flamingos; and ibises.
    • purchase of mainly exotic marsh-dwelling fish-eating wading wild birds with long legs and expenses and (with the exception of flamingos) unwebbed feet: herons; storks; spoonbills; flamingos; ibises
  • others:
    • In Garrod's arrangement, the next unit of homalogonatous birds, including several modern-day sales, as storks, herons, pelicans, vultures, hawks, and owls. It is not an established group in ornithology.
    • In Garrod's arrangement, the 3rd unit of homalogonatous birds, including a few modern-day instructions, as storks, herons, pelicans, vultures, hawks, and owls. It is not an established team in ornithology.

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