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Galliformes

order of birds

Galliformes are an order of birds containing turkeys, grouse, chickens, quails, and pheasants. More than 250 living species are found worldwide. Usually, birds belonging to Galliformes order have 4 toes. Three long toes in the front to dig and scratch and one short toe behind.

Galliformes
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Male Grey Junglefowl, Gallus sonneratii
Scientific classification
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Galliformes

Temminck, 1820
Families

Megapodiidae
Cracidae
Odontophoridae
Numididae
Phasianidae