Ciconiiformes

order of birds

The order Ciconiiformes has large, long-legged wading birds with large bills: storks, herons, egrets, ibises, spoonbills, and several others. Ciconiiformes are known from the later Eocene. The order has six families.

Ciconiiformes
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Ciconiiformes

Bonaparte, 1854
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