Definition of Order pelecaniformes

1. Noun. Pelicans; frigate birds; gannets; cormorants.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Order Pelecaniformes

order Opiliones
order Opuntiales
order Orchidales
order Ornithischia
order Orthoptera
order Ostariophysi
order Ostracodermi
order Palmales
order Pandanales
order Papaverales
order Parietales
order Pectinibranchia
order Pediculati
order Pedipalpi
order Pelecaniformes
order Pelycosauria
order Perciformes
order Percomorphi
order Perissodactyla
order Peronosporales
order Pezizales
order Phalangida
order Phallales
order Phasmatodea
order Phasmida
order Pholidota
order Picariae
order Piciformes
order Piperales

Literary usage of Order pelecaniformes

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A Hand-book to the Birds of Great Britain by Richard Bowdler Sharpe (1896)
"... Frigate Birds (Fregati), Pelicans, Cormorants, and Gannets—these are the groups of birds which constitute the large order Pelecaniformes. ..."

2. The Zoological Record ...: Being Records of Zoological Literature by Zoological Record Association (London, England), Zoological Society of London (1906)
"Order PELECANIFORMES. Phalacrocorax, notes on the New Zealand Cormorants and allied for on the nesting ; FINLAY, Condor vii, pp. ..."

3. British Central Africa: An Attempt to Give Some Account of a Portion of the by Harry Hamilton Johnston (1898)
"Tantalus ibis}; the Tantalus Stork. Order, PELECANIFORMES. PELICANS AND CORMORANTS. Phalacrocorax africanus; the small Cormorant. [ ? ..."

4. The Zoological Record ...: Being Records of Zoological Literature by Zoological Society of London (1901)
"217-222: M. castor, notes on ; id. tc pp. 207-217. Order PELECANIFORMES. Phalacrocorax lucidas, in Northern Rhodesia; SCLATER, P. Zool. Soc. ..."

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