pelecaniform seabird

Definitions of pelecaniform seabird
  1. noun
    large fish-eating seabird with four-toed webbed feet
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    pelican
    large long-winged warm-water seabird having a large bill with a distensible pouch for fish
    frigate bird, man-of-war bird
    long-billed warm-water seabird with wide wingspan and forked tail
    gannet
    large heavily built seabird with a long stout bill noted for its plunging dives for fish
    Phalacrocorax carbo, cormorant
    large voracious dark-colored long-necked seabird with a distensible pouch for holding fish; used in Asia to catch fish
    anhinga, darter, snakebird
    fish-eating bird of warm inland waters having a long flexible neck and slender sharp-pointed bill
    boatswain bird, tropic bird, tropicbird
    mostly white web-footed tropical seabird often found far from land
    Pelecanus erythrorhynchos, white pelican
    large American pelican; white with black wing feathers
    Old world white pelican, Pelecanus onocrotalus
    similar to American white pelican
    Sula bassana, solan, solan goose, solant goose
    very large white gannet with black wing tips
    booby
    small tropical gannet having a bright bill or bright feet or both
    Anhinga anhinga, water turkey
    blackish New World snakebird of swampy regions
    type of:
    sea bird, seabird, seafowl
    a bird that frequents coastal waters and the open ocean: gulls; pelicans; gannets; cormorants; albatrosses; petrels; etc.
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