Charadriiformes

Scolopacidae - Waders have long bodies and legs, and narrow wings.

Jacanidae - The jacanas or jaçanas are a group of tropical waders in the family Jacanidae.

Alcidae - Auks are birds of the family Alcidae in the order Charadriiformes.

Charadriidae - They are distributed through open country worldwide, mostly in habitats near water, although there are some exceptions: the Inland Dotterel, for example, prefers stony ground in the deserts of central and western Australia.

Laridae - Gulls are birds in the family Laridae.

Thinocoridae - The seedsnipes are a family, Thinocoridae, of small gregarious waders which have adapted to a herbivorous diet.

Burhinidae - They are medium to large birds with strong black or yellow black bills, large yellow eyes—which give them a reptilian appearance—and cryptic plumage.

Stercorariidae - A skua is a seabird of the family Stercorariidae.

Chionidae - The sheathbills are a family of birds, Chionididae.

Recurvirostridae - Avocets and stilts range in length from 30 to 46 centimetres and in weight from 140 to 435 grams ; males are usually slightly bigger than females.

Glareolidae - The feature that defines the family from the rest of the order is the bill, which is arched and has the nostrils at the base.

Dromadidae - This bird resembles a plover, but has very long grey legs and a strong heavy black bill similar to a tern.

Haematopodidae - The oystercatchers are a group of waders; they form the family Haematopodidae, which has a single genus, Haematopus.

Ibidorhynchidae - The Ibisbill is a bird related to the waders, but sufficiently distinctive to merit its own family Ibidorhynchidae.

Pedionomidae - This is a quail-like ground bird, measuring 15–19 cm.

Rostratulidae - The painted snipes are short-legged, long-billed birds similar in shape to the true snipes, but their plumage is much more striking.

Order : Charadriiformes

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