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Black Grouse (Tetrao tetrix)
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Knapp, Robbin D. 2002.
In Robb's Online Multimedia Database of Animals and Plants.
Jan. 16, 2002.
Orders of the Superorder Neognathae (Birds with "Recent Jaws")
According to Howard/Moore
- Sphenisciformes (penguins)
- Gaviiformes (loons [Am.], divers [Br.])
- Podicipediformes (grebes)
- Procellariformes (tube-nosed swimmers, tubenoses)
- Odontopterygiformes (bony-tooths and false-toothed birds) extinct
- Pelecaniformes, Pelicaniformes (pelicans and allies)
- Ciconiiformes (herons and allies)
- Anseriformes (waterfowl)
- Falconiformes (birds of prey, raptors)
- Galliformes (fowl-like birds, gallinaceous birds)
- Diatrymiformes (Diatryma) extinct
- Gruiformes (cranes, rails and allies)
- Charadriiformes (waders, gulls and auks)
- Columbiformes (pigeons and allies)
- Psittaciformes (parrots and allies)
- Cuculiformes (cuckoos and allies)
- Strigiformes (owls)
- Caprimulgiformes (goatsuckers)
- Apodiformes (swifts and hummingbirds)
- Coliiformes (mousebirds, colies)
- Trogoniformes (trogons)
- Coraciformes (kingfishers and allies)
- Piciformes (woodpeckers and allies)
- Passeriformes (perching birds)
Suborders (4 in all):
- Passeres (oscines, songbirds)
on funny ginger snaps.
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