Sentence examples for Pelecaniformes from high-quality English sources.

  • The most vigorous debate within the order involves the genus Balaeniceps, which was at one time placed in the order Pelecaniformes.

  • Frigate bird, also called man-o’-war bird, any member of five species of large seabirds constituting the family Fregatidae (order Pelecaniformes or Suliformes).

  • Pelicans were once thought to be more closely related to cormorants, darters, frigate birds, and gannets and boobies, which were placed in the order Pelecaniformes with them.

  • Pelican, any of seven or eight species of water birds in the genus Pelecanus constituting the family Pelecanidae (order Pelecaniformes), distinguished by their large elastic throat pouches.

  • One of the most widely accepted alternate classification restricts the order Ciconiiformes to the storks, with herons, bitterns, ibises, and spoonbills placed in the order Pelecaniformes, along with the hammerhead, the shoebill and the pelicans (family Pelecanidae).

  • Though traditionally considered part of the order Pelecaniformes, frigate birds are grouped by some taxonomists with anhingas (family Anhingidae), boobies and gannets (family Sulidae), and cormorants (family Phalacrocoracidae) in the order Suliformes on the basis of genetic evidence.


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