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Related to Gaviiformes: Gruiformes, Podicipediformes
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  • noun

Synonyms for Gaviiformes

large aquatic birds: loons and some extinct forms

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According to Gaud and Atyeo (1979), mites of the subfamily Alloptinae are associated with a large number of sandpipers and other waterfowl such as Gaviiformes, Procellariiformes, Pelecaniformes, Ciconiiformes, Anseriformes, Gruiformes and Charadriiformes.
The habitat of 47.4% of them, including almost all the Anseriformes and Charadriiformes, Gaviiformes, Podicipediformes, and Gruiformes, consists of a complex landscape of bogs, marshes, lakes, ponds, and streams scattered across tundra on the coasts and inland.
All living species of loons are members of the genus Gavia, family Gaviidae and order Gaviiformes. Co-written by Biodiversity Research Institute environmentalists and aviary experts David C.
Relative Range abundance CLASS AVES Order Gaviiformes (loons) Family Gaviidae (loons) Gavia adamsii (Gray), yellow- I R billed loon G.