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Order Gaviiformes Family Gaviidae Family Gaviidae –Common Loon Gavia immer Gavia immer **
Gavia immer Monogamous Monogamous Carry young on back Carry young on back Cannot fly from land Cannot fly from land
Order Procellariiformes Tubenoses Tubenoses Naricorn
Order Procellariiformes Family Diomedeidae Family Diomedeidae –Short-tailed Albatross (Phoebastria albatrus)
Order Procellariiformes Family Procellariidae Family Procellariidae –Corys Shearwater (Calonectris diomedea)
Calonectris diomedea Nocturnal at colonial breeding sites Nocturnal at colonial breeding sites Nest in burrows Nest in burrows Lay a single white egg Lay a single white egg Food Food –Fish & squid
Order Procellariiformes Family Hydrobatidae Family Hydrobatidae –Wilsons Storm-Petrel (Oceanites oceanicus) Strictly pelagic Feeds on plankton Nests in colonies
Order Pelecaniformes Pelicans, Cormorants & Gannets Pelicans, Cormorants & Gannets
Order Pelecaniformes Family Pelecanidae Family Pelecanidae –White Pelican (Pelecanus erythrorhynchos) –Brown Pelican (Pelecanus occidentalis)
Keen eyesight Keen eyesight Air sacs beneath skin Air sacs beneath skin Clumsy Clumsy Diving
Order Pelecaniformes Family Sulidae Family Sulidae –Northern Gannet (Morus bassanus)
Morus bassanus Spectacular divers Spectacular divers Binocular vision Binocular vision
Order Pelecaniformes Family Phalacrocoracidae Family Phalacrocoracidae –Double-Crested Cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus Phalacrocorax auritus
This module covers the following orders: PROCELLARIIFORMES — tube nose swimmers SPHENISCIFORMES — penguins GAVIIFORMES — Loons PODICIPEDIFORMES — grebes.
What are seabirds? Pelagic- roam far from shore Birds that spend most of their lives far out at sea Only come to land to breed and raise young.
Gruiformes (cranes, limpkins, rails & coots) Whooping Cranes Limpkin 5 families, 33 species in NA most are aquatic (cranes – upland in open habitats) diverse.
Seabirds Procellariiformes, Gaviiformes, Sphenisciformes, Pelecaniformes, and Charadriiformes = 320 spp. Water > 67% Earth’s surface but seabirds ~ 3%
MARINE BIRDS. Probably evolved from dinosaurs about 160 million years ago. Their reptilian heritage is clearly visible in their scaly legs and claws.
DEFINING A SEABIRD A bird – Duh?! –Feathers –Hollow bones –Wings –Endothermic (warm blooded) –Specialized lungs – air flows in one direction aided by.
Marine Birds Physical Adaptations for the sea: Wing Shape –Long/slim = pelagic, months of flying –Short wings = diving Feathers –Water-repellent feathers.
Seabirds Lecture 10. Common Groupings of Marine Birds Seabirds—e.g. penguins, pelicans, gulls, terns – Capable of feeding away from shore – Breed on islands.
Ornithology – BIOL 4142 Lab One quiz birds By Kandice Beard.
Marine Birds Shorebirds –Live and feed on the coastlines –Have bills specialized for dealing with different kinds of food Seabirds –Remain at sea for.
Marine Birds Marine Vertebrates: Lecture 6. Amniote relationships.
Marine Birds Why Fly? What is a Marine Bird? Seabird Habitats.
Winter Seabirds on the Shelf Break. Pelagic Seabirds The term pelagic is from the Greek meaning “open sea”. Many of the following species are pelagic.
Class: Aves Marine Birds Characteristics Depend on the ocean for survival Lightweight bones Return to land to breed. Endothermic = create their own body.
Marine Birds SEA BIRDS. Diet Seabirds evolved to exploit different food resources in the world's seas and oceans, and to a great extent, their physiology.
BIOL 4142 Photo Quiz Lab 1 Ornithology birds: Gaviidae through Cathartidae First, you’ll see a photo showing just enough to allow you to clinch the ID.
Orders of Birds. ~8900 species of birds ~28 orders (depends on who’s counting) ~166 families several new species described each year.
Brown pelican By Aye’Jay Custard Description Identification Tips: Length: 41 inches Wingspan: 90 inches Sexes similar Huge, dark bird Long bill with.
Marine Birds The Black- Footed Albatross Brown Pelican Blue Footed Galapagos Constanza Arguelles Period 1.
Bird Topography Crown * Bill * Eye Ring * Auriculars * Supercilium * Malar * Throat * Breast * Belly * Vent Undertail Coverts * Sides Flanks Nape *Mantle.
Marine Birds (Subphylum Vertebrata; Class Aves) Birds evolved from reptiles (dinosaurs) approximately million years ago during the Jurassic period.
Birds. Evolved from reptiles Some groups are: waterfowl, shorebirds, birds of prey, game birds, songbirds, and penguins Feathers are modified from scales.
Marine Birds. Reptiles, Birds, Mammals Phylum Chordata Subphylum Vertebrata 3 Classes: Class Reptilia Class Aves (birds) Class Mammalia.
Klara Škof 8. A English. LIVING SPACE On the most cold continent A lot of underski fat.
Birds By: Cathleen, Alicia, David, Pat. Characteristics of Birds Wings Beaks All birds are warm blooded Lay eggs.
Herring gull Family Laridae The gulls 50 sp. Large common gull Breeds near water Nests are scrapes in The ground. 2-3 eggs. Juv. Brown Feeds on fishes,
The Short Tailed Albatross By: Martine. Habitat and Range Its habitat is rocky islands near Alaska The albatross will only breed on an island called Tori.
By: Ian Santiago. Blue Jay Taxonomy Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Class: Aves Order: Passeriformes Family: Muscicapidae Genus: Erithacus Species:
1 Ch. 9: Marine Reptiles, Birds, & Mammals Marine Birds.
Seabirds, Shorebirds and Coastal Birds of Oregon REVIEW.
Marine Biology Unit #5. Vertebrates Scaly skin Lay eggs Reptiles found in subtropics and tropics Birds found from tropics to polar seas.
The world of birds By Liam and Kiyan.. Table of contents 1.large birds 2.Birds of prey 3.Domestic birds 1.large birds 2.Birds of prey 3.Domestic birds.
Marine Birds. Only 3% of birds are marine Birds evolved from a group of reptiles All marine birds must return to land to lay their eggs.
Cormorants corvus marinus - sea crow. Systematics Order - Pelecaniformes Order - Pelecaniformes –Suborder - Pelecani Family - Phalacrocoracidae Family.
Selected Seabirds, Shorebirds and Coastal Birds of Oregon (all photos from National Wildlife Federation Website- E-Nature)
I. I.Seabirds C. C.Pelicans and Relatives (Pelecaniformes) Webs between all four toes Mostly coastal, tropical and warm temperate 1. 1.Pelicans Subsurface.
Creature Feature. Atlantic Puffin Background Pelagic bird About 1 ft tall Characteristic bright orange bill plates grow before the breeding season.
Feeding Surface feeding while flying (sometimes with pursuit plunging) Storm Petrels Flit back and forth, lowering the feet and pattering the surface of.
Marine Birds. History Probably evolved from dinosaurs about 160 million years ago. Their reptilian heritage is clearly visible in their scaly legs.
Did you ever hear of a spoonbill stork? If you didn’t, in this report I will tell you about one. In this report I will tell you about a spoonbill stork.
Marine Ecology, June 6, 2007 Epipelagic/Antarctic 2.
Who, What, When, Where, Why, and How of Reptiles and Birds Who studies reptiles? Birds? What is an adaptation that allowed for reptiles to be successful.
Snowy Owls Jessica Wu Michelle Lai James Ung Nicole Taha.
New Zealand Sooty Shearwater. Puffinus griseus The Sooty Shearwater (Puffinus griseus) is a medium-large shearwater in the seabird family Procellariidae.
Karleskint Small Turner Chapter 11 Marine Reptiles and Birds.
Marine and Coastal Birds. External Anatomy of a Bird 1.Beak 2.Crown 3.Iris 4.Pupil 5.Mantle 6.Lesser Coverts 7.Scapulars 8.Coverts (Feathers) 9.Tertials.
How has the puffin adapted to its environment? Picture of puffins on top of their habitats.
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