For all intents and purposes, the Coraciiformes
are tropical birds.
Key words: body temperature; Coraciiformes
; energetics; heterothermy; hypothermia; metabolic rate; Puerto Rican Tody; thermoregulation; Todus mexicanus; torpor.
Upupidae (2 spp.), Coraciidae (1 sp.), Halcyonidae (1sp.), Alcedinidae (1 sp.), Meropidae (2 spp.), Cuculidae (2 spp.) belonged to order Coraciiformes
. Stigiformes included Strigidae (5 spp.), Columbidae contained 5 species that belonged to columbiformes.
The hornbills, members of the family Bucerotidae, have a bill comparable with the toucan's in size and shape but the birds are not related: while the toucans belong to the order of the Piciformes the hornbills are members of the Coraciiformes
(like the kingfishers and bee-eaters).
Complete mitochondrial genome of blue-throated bee-eater Merops viridis (Coraciiformes
: Meropidae) with its taxonomic consideration[J].
It is found on birds of order Coraciiformes
, Passeriformes and Piciformes; with maximum number of species on passerine birds (Kellogg and Chapman 1902; Keler1936; Tendeiro and Mendes 1994; Price et al.
have no apparent trends regarding neoplastic disease.
Although birds may present with a variety of vascular conditions, atherosclerosis is the most common vascular disease encountered in birds from various orders (ie, Psittaciformes, Accipitriformes, Falconiformes, Coraciiformes
, Bucerotiformes, Struthioniformes, Galliformes, and Columbiformes).
(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).
(3) This form of mycobacteriosis is most commonly seen in Passeriformes, Coraciiformes
, and Psittaciformes.
In the present study out of 12 orders, maximum number of bird species (37; 52%) belonging to 21 families were of Passeriformes followed by eight (11.27%) species of Coraciiformes
and six (8.45%) species of Columbiformes.
The percentage of relative abundance of all the species shows that Passeriformes (83.73%) is the dominant order in the study area followed by Columbiformes (3.40%), Cuculiformes (2.1%), Apodiformes (1.79%), Psittaciformes (1.7%), Coraciiformes
(1.32%), Piciformes (0.76%), Upupiformes (0.31%), Ciconiiformes (0.24%) Strigiformes (0.12%) and Galliformes (0.10%).
Blue-throated Bee-eater Merops viridis (Coraciiformes
: Meropidae) is a bird species of family Meropidae with a very large distribution.