columbiformes

Summary

Summary: An order of BIRDS comprised of PIGEONS; DOVES; and an extinct family that includes dodos.

Top Publications

  1. Pereira S, Johnson K, Clayton D, Baker A. Mitochondrial and nuclear DNA sequences support a Cretaceous origin of Columbiformes and a dispersal-driven radiation in the Paleocene . Syst Biol. 2007;56:656-72 pubmed
    Phylogenetic relationships among genera of pigeons and doves (Aves, Columbiformes) have not been fully resolved because of limited sampling of taxa and characters in previous studies...
  2. Santiago Alarcon D, Outlaw D, Ricklefs R, Parker P. Phylogenetic relationships of haemosporidian parasites in New World Columbiformes, with emphasis on the endemic Galapagos dove. Int J Parasitol. 2010;40:463-70 pubmed publisher
    ..genes to develop a phylogenetic hypothesis of relationships of haemosporidian parasites infecting New World Columbiformes, paying special attention to those parasites infecting the endemic Galapagos dove...
  3. Stone W, Therrien J, Benson R, Kramer L, Kauffman E, Eldson M, et al. Assays to detect West Nile virus in dead birds. Emerg Infect Dis. 2005;11:1770-3 pubmed
    ..The sensitivities of RAMP and VecTest for testing corvid species were 91.0% and 82.1%, respectively...
  4. Lamb S, Reavill D, Wojcieszyn J, Sitinas N. Osteosarcoma of the tibiotarsus with possible pulmonary metastasis in a ring-necked dove (Streptopelia risoria). J Avian Med Surg. 2014;28:50-6 pubmed
    ..Results indicated positive intracytoplasmic immunoreactivity for osteocalcin and osteonectin in the confirmed osteosarcoma neoplasm. Very rare positive cytoplasmic immunoreactivity occurred in the spindle cell sarcoma...
  5. Liu H, Zhang P, Wu P, Chen S, Mu G, Duan X, et al. Phylogenetic characterization and virulence of two Newcastle disease viruses isolated from wild birds in China. Infect Genet Evol. 2013;20:215-24 pubmed publisher
    ..However, there is no information about genotype IX NDV from wild birds, especially from Columbiformes. In this study, two genotype IX NDV viruses were isolated from wild birds...
  6. Lawson B, Robinson R, Colvile K, Peck K, Chantrey J, Pennycott T, et al. The emergence and spread of finch trichomonosis in the British Isles. Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci. 2012;367:2852-63 pubmed publisher
    ..gallinae jumping from columbiforms to passeriforms. Further investigation is required to determine the continuing impact of finch trichomonosis and to develop our understanding of how protozoal diseases jump host species...
  7. Meijer H, Gill A, de Louw P, van den Hoek Ostende L, Hume J, Rijsdijk K. Dodo remains from an in situ context from Mare aux Songes, Mauritius. Naturwissenschaften. 2012;99:177-84 pubmed publisher
    ..Such a scenario is fully in accordance with the taphonomic characteristics of the bone assemblage...
  8. Hansmann T, Nanda I, Volobouev V, Yang F, Schartl M, Haaf T, et al. Cross-species chromosome painting corroborates microchromosome fusion during karyotype evolution of birds. Cytogenet Genome Res. 2009;126:281-304 pubmed publisher
    ..to 5 different avian orders: herring gull (Charadriiformes), cockatiel (Psittaciformes), rock pigeon (Columbiformes), great gray owl (Strigiformes) and Eurasian coot (Gruiformes)...
  9. Liu J, Luo X, Yu L, He M, Chen S, Mai B. Polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs), polychlorinated biphenyles (PCBs), hydroxylated and methoxylated-PBDEs, and methylsulfonyl-PCBs in bird serum from South China. Arch Environ Contam Toxicol. 2010;59:492-501 pubmed publisher
    ..68 ng/g lw. 4-MeSO(2)-CB101 exhibited the highest concentration among the nine PCB and PBDE derivatives studied, indicating that biotransformation via the mercapturic acid pathway of PCBs might have occurred in the studied bird species...

More Information

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  1. Evans E. Zoonotic diseases of common pet birds: psittacine, passerine, and columbiform species. Vet Clin North Am Exot Anim Pract. 2011;14:457-76, vi pubmed publisher
  2. Chaves A, Sotomayor Bonilla J, Monge O, Ramírez A, Galindo F, Sarmiento Silva R, et al. West Nile Virus in Resident Birds from Yucatan, Mexico. J Wildl Dis. 2016;52:159-63 pubmed publisher
    ..Prevalences by order was Passeriformes (27%), Columbiformes (6%), and Piciformes (33%)...
  3. Roberts D. Refuge-effect hypothesis and the demise of the Dodo. Conserv Biol. 2013;27:1478-80 pubmed publisher
    ..Furthermore, with only approximately 350 m separating Ile d'Ambre from the mainland of Mauritius, it is unlikely this population of Dodos was spatially isolated. Hipótesis del Efecto Refugio y la Desaparición del Dodo. ..
  4. Fedynich A, Fredricks T, Benn S. Lead concentrations of white-winged doves, Zenaida asiatica L., collected in the Lower Rio Grande Valley of Texas, USA. Bull Environ Contam Toxicol. 2010;85:344-7 pubmed publisher
    ..White-winged doves in South Texas are being exposed to lead in the environment with some reaching subclinical to toxic levels...
  5. Ogrzewalska M, Pacheco R, Uezu A, Richtzenhain L, Ferreira F, Labruna M. Ticks (Acari: Ixodidae) infesting birds in an Atlantic rain forest region of Brazil. J Med Entomol. 2009;46:1225-9 pubmed
    ..Among free-living ticks collected in the environment, A. cajennense was the most common, followed by A. coelebs, A. naponense, Amblyomma brasilense Aragão, and Hemaphysalis juxtakochi Cooley...
  6. Harlin R, Wade L. Bacterial and parasitic diseases of Columbiformes. Vet Clin North Am Exot Anim Pract. 2009;12:453-73, Table of Contents pubmed publisher
    ..Often there are underlying viral infections that contribute to illness. This article focuses on some of the more common infections from a practical clinical point of view. Recent updates from the literature are included...
  7. Meyer J, Jaspers V, Eens M, De Coen W. The relationship between perfluorinated chemical levels in the feathers and livers of birds from different trophic levels. Sci Total Environ. 2009;407:5894-900 pubmed publisher
    ..In general, birds from a higher trophic level had higher PFC levels in their tissues. This indicates that diet plays a role in PFC exposure in birds and confirms the bioaccumulation potential of PFC...
  8. Gottdenker N, Walsh T, Jimenez Uzcátegui G, Betancourt F, Cruz M, Soos C, et al. Causes of mortality of wild birds submitted to the Charles Darwin Research Station, Santa Cruz, Galapagos, Ecuador from 2002-2004. J Wildl Dis. 2008;44:1024-31 pubmed
    ..Trauma and trauma-related deaths (n=141) dominated necropsy submissions. Infectious causes of avian mortality included myiasis due to Philornis sp. (n=6), avian pox (n=1), and schistosomosis (n=1)...
  9. Lobo M, Xiao L, Cama V, Magalhães N, Antunes F, Matos O. Identification of potentially human-pathogenic Enterocytozoon bieneusi genotypes in various birds. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2006;72:7380-2 pubmed
    Enterocytozoon bieneusi was detected in 24 of 83 samples from birds of the orders Columbiformes, Passeriformes, and Psittaciformes...
  10. Angst D, Buffetaut E, Abourachid A. The end of the fat dodo? A new mass estimate for Raphus cucullatus. Naturwissenschaften. 2011;98:233-6 pubmed publisher
    ..Pictures of "fat" dodos may also have been based on individuals exhibiting a display behaviour with puffed out feathers...
  11. Gutierrez Ibanez C, Iwaniuk A, Wylie D. The independent evolution of the enlargement of the principal sensory nucleus of the trigeminal nerve in three different groups of birds. Brain Behav Evol. 2009;74:280-94 pubmed publisher
    ..Thus, despite all sharing an enlarged PrV and feeding behaviors dependent on tactile input, each group has different requirements that have led to the independent evolution of a large PrV...