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Related to Laridae: Rallidae, Scolopacidae, Sturnidae, Seagulls
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23], in their study, sampled wild birds in three families--Anatidae, Scolopacidae, and Laridae in eastern North America to determine the prevalence and specific strains of Campylobacter.
Among the Laridae, the oldest and more experienced birds tend to begin nesting earlier than younger and less experienced birds (Coulson 1968, Becker and Erdelen 1986).
Las familias con mayor representatividad de especies fueron Scolopacidae (playeros) con 21 especies (14 %) y Laridae (gaviotas y gaviotines) con 15 especies (10 %).
On a total of 6306 individuals observed, gulls (family Laridae, genus Larus) were the most frequently sighted seabirds year-round in Santa Monica Bay (55.
However, under a family level analysis, there is a clear predominance of Procellariidae, with 13 species, followed by Laridae, with 7 species, together accounting for 54.
Estas se suman a seis especies de Laridae que anidan en esta parte de la laguna: Larus atricilla, Thalasseus maximus, Gelochelidon nilotica, Sterna forsteri, Sternula antillarum y Rynchops niger, y a cuando menos 57 especies de aves acuaticas que la usan durante la epoca no reproductiva.
En esta cifra se reportan 19 especies nuevas para el area de Paraiso; el 46% de la diversidad de aves esta dada por las familias Scolopacidae (14%), Ardeidae (10%), Laridae (7%), Anatidae (5%), Charadriidae (5%) y Columbidae (5%).