Auks (order)

Charadriiformes

Overview

Charadriiformes is an order of small to medium-large birds (class Aves) known as shorebirds.

Description

Small to medium-large shorebirds.

Range

Charadriiformes are widely distributed, mostly living near water.

Classification

Families in the Order of Charadriiformes

Ibisbill (family)

Ibidorhynchidae

Jacanas (family)

Jacanidae

Oystercatchers (family)

Haematopodidae

Painted-Snipes (family)

Rostratulidae

Seedsnipes (family)

Thinocoridae

Stilts and Avocets (family)

Recurvirostridae

Orders in the Class of Aves

Cormorants (order)

Suliformes

Cranes (order)

Gruiformes

Cuckoo-roller (order)

Leptosomiformes

Cuckoos (order)

Cuculiformes

Ducks (order)

Anseriformes

Falcons (order)

Falconiformes

Flamingos (order)

Phoenicopteriformes

Grebes (order)

Podicipediformes

Hawks (order)

Accipitriformes

Hoopoes (order)

Bucerotiformes

Kiwis (order)

Apterygiformes

Loons (order)

Gaviiformes

Motmots (order)

Coraciiformes

Mousebirds (order)

Coliiformes

Ostriches (order)

Struthioniformes

Owls (order)

Strigiformes

Penguins (order)

Sphenisciformes

Perching Birds (order)

Passeriformes

Rheas (order)

Rheiformes

Storks (order)

Ciconiiformes

Tinamous (order)

Tinamiformes

Trogons (order)

Trogoniformes

Tropicbirds (order)

Phaethontiformes

Tube-nosed Swimmers (order)

Procellariiformes

Woodpeckers (order)

Piciformes

External Links

Charadriiformes – Wikipedia