order Piciformes

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Related to order Piciformes: order Passeriformes, order Falconiformes
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Synonyms for order Piciformes

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1) In birds, the occurrence of PNSTs is rare, with a few reports including a chicken, a Canada goose (Branta canadensis), a macaw (Ara chloroptera), and a golden eagle (Aquila chrysaetos); there are no reports from the order Piciformes, and PNSTs are considered extremely rare in wild birds.
The family Ramphastidae, order Piciformes, includes species round in neotropical forests from Mexico to Peru, Brazil and the northeast of Argentina (Sick 1997).