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  • proper n. A taxonomic genus within the family Anatidae.

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Examples

  • The Park is an important breeding area for the pinkbacked pelican Pelecanus rufescens, white pelican P. onocrotalus, African fish-eagle Haliaeetus vocifer, Caspian tern Hydroprogne caspia, goliath heron Ardea goliath, rufous-bellied heron Butorides rufiventris, yellowbilled stork Mycteria ibis, pygmy goose Nettapus auritus, collared pratincole Glareola pratincola and greyrumped swallow Pseudohirondo griseopyga.

    Greater St Lucia Wetland Park, South Africa

  • [Footnote 1: Nettapus coromandelianus, _Gm_.] [Footnote 2: Larus brunnicephalus, _Jerd_.] [Footnote 3: Dafila acuta, _Linn.

    Sketches of the Natural History of Ceylon

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