Birds land birds back to 2003 too much flux the future

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Unformatted text preview: sant Greater Prairie Chicken Wild Turkey Helmeted Guinea Fowl Mallee Fowl Plain Chachalaca Aves Neoaves in 2005 Neoaves today Neognathae: Neoaves 10 orders +2 5 orders Water birds Land birds Back to 2003 • TOO MUCH FLUX! • the future organization is not clear • the current proposals are likely to be revised Order Tinamiformes Rheiformes Struthioniformes Casuariiformes Dinornithiformes Families 1 1 1 2 1 Genera 9 2 1 2 1 Species 47 2 1 6 3 Galliformes 5 80 290 Anseriformes Sphenisciformes Gaviiformes 3 1 1 52 6 1 162 17 5 Procellariiformes 4 26 112 Podicipediformes Phoenicopteriformes Ciconiiformes 1 1 3 6 3 39 22 5 116 Pelecaniformes 8 10 65 Falconiformes 3 83 304 Gruiformes 11 61 212 Charadriiformes 17 88 367 Columbiformes Psittaciformes Opisthocomiformes Musophagiformes Cuculiformes Strigiformes Caprimulgiformes Apodiformes Coliiformes Trogoniformes 1 1 1 1 1 2 5 3 1 1 42 85 1 6 35 29 22 124 2 6 308 364 1 23 138 180 118 429 6 39 Coraciiformes 11 51 209 Piciformes 5 8 398 96 193 1218 2099 5753 9702 Passeriformes Totals Members Tinamous Rheas Ostrich Cassowaries, Emu Kiwis Gallinaceous birds: grouse, quails, pheasants, chickens, curassows, guans, chachalacas, guineafowl, and moundbuilders Waterfowl: ducks, geese, swans, screamers Penguins Loons Tube-nosed seabirds: petrels, shearwaters, albatrosses, stormpetrels, diving-petrels Grebes Flamingos Long-legged wading birds: storks, herons, ibises, spoonbills, Water birds with totipalmate feet: cormorants, pelicans, anhingas, boobies, gannets, frigatebirds, tropicbirds, Hammerkop, Shoebill Raptors: falcons, caracaras, hawks, eagles, Old World vultures, kites, Osprey, Secretary-bird, and New World vultures Diverse terrestrial and marsh birds: rails, coots, sungrebes, cranes, Sunbittern, Kagu, Limpkin, seriemas, bustards, buttonquails, trumpeters, roatelos Shorebirds and their relatives: sandpipers, plovers, pha laropes, stilts, jacanas, painted-snipes, pratincoles, gulls and terns, seedsnipes, sheathbills, skimmers, skuas, auks, sandgrouse Pigeons, doves Parrots, maca...
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