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Charadriiformes

Wikipedia Abstract

Charadriiformes is a diverse order of small to medium-large birds. It includes about 350 species and has members in all parts of the world. Most Charadriiformes live near water and eat invertebrates or other small animals; however, some are pelagic (seabirds), some occupy deserts and a few are found in thick forest.
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Family

Alcidae (24)   (2)
Burhinidae (10)
Charadriidae (67)   (4)
Chionidae (2)
Dromadidae (1)
Glareolidae (pratincoles and coursers) (17)   (1)
Haematopodidae (12)   (1)
Ibidorhynchidae (1)
Jacanidae (8)
Laridae (104)   (5)
Pedionomidae (1)   (1)
Pluvianellidae (1)
Pluvianidae (1)
Recurvirostridae (10)   (1)
Rostratulidae (3)   (1)
Scolopacidae (95)   (7)
Stercorariidae (7)
Thinocoridae (4)
Turnicidae (17)   (2)

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