Gruiformes


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Multiple cases were found in Ciconiiformes (n = 4), Columbiformes (n = 4), Gruiformes (n = 4), Anseriformes (n = 3), Galliformes (n = 3), and Passeriformes (n = 2).
Gruiformes (rails and allies) were the most numerous bird prey of Burmese pythons and represented eight species and 32 individuals (36% of birds consumed).
Cytochrome b sequences are being used to investigate the systematic position of the South American Red-legged Seriema (Cariama cristata) and Black-legged Seriema (Chunga burmeisteri) to the Musophagidae (turacos), Ciconiidae (storks), and Gruiformes (cranes).
Water birds (according to Sonobe and Usui 1993) of the following orders: Pelecaniformes, Ciconiiformes, Anseriformes, Gruiformes and Charadriiformes.