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Fregatidae – Frigatebirds

The Fregatidae or Frigatebirds are a family of seabirds, which are found across all tropical and subtropical oceans. The five extant species...

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Bucerotidae – Hornbills

The Bucerotidae or Hornbills are a family of bird found in tropical and subtropical Africa, Asia and Melanesia. They are characterized by...

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Jacanidae – Jacanas

The Jacanidae or jacanas (sometimes referred to as Jesus birds or lily trotters) are a family of tropical waders. They are found...

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Pteroclidae – Sandgrouse

The Pteroclididae or Sandgrouse is a family of sixteen species of bird, members of the order Pteroclidiformes. They are traditionally placed in...

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Coliidae – Mousebirds

The Coliidae or mousebirds are a bird family in the order Coliiformes. They are the sister group to the clade Eucavitaves, which...

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Nyctibiidae – Potoos

The Nyctibiidae or Potoos are a group of near passerine birds related to the nightjars and frogmouths. They are sometimes called poor-me-ones,...

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Spheniscidae – Penguins

The Spheniscidae or Penguins (order Sphenisciformes) are a group of aquatic, flightless birds. They live almost exclusively in the Southern Hemisphere, with...

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