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Gruiformes

Wikipedia Abstract

The Gruiformes are an order containing a considerable number of living and extinct bird families, with a widespread geographical diversity. Gruiform means "crane-like". Traditionally, a number of wading and terrestrial bird families that did not seem to belong to any other order were classified together as Gruiformes.
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Family

Aramidae (Limpkin) (1)
Cariamidae (Seriemas) (2)
Eurypygidae (Sunbittern) (1)
Gruidae (Cranes) (15)   (3)
Heliornithidae (Finfoots) (3)   (1)
Mesitornithidae (Mesites) (3)
Otididae (Bustards) (26)   (4)
Psophiidae (Trumpeters) (3)   (1)
Rallidae (Rails, Crakes & Coots) (143)   (15)   (1)
Rhynochetidae (Kagu) (1)   (1)

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