Suliformes

proposed order of birds

Suliformes is an order of aquatic birds. In the order, there are adaptations of the feet, which make them good at swimming: there's a thin layer of skin between the toes.

Suliformes
Temporal range: Eocene - present 50–0 Ma
Northern Gannet 2006 2.jpg
Northern gannet (Morus bassanus)
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Clade: Aequornithes
Order: Suliformes
Sharpe, 1891
Families

The order contains the following families: