Pelecaniformes

Anhingidae - Family-level: Anhinginae Ridgway, 1887 Plotidae Plottidae Plotinae Rafinesque, 1815 Plottinae Ptynginae Poche, 1904

Balaenicipitidae - The adult bird is 115-150 cm tall, 100-140 cm long, 230-260 cm across the wings and weighs 4 to 7 kg .

Fregatidae - Frigatebirds are pelagic piscivores which obtain most of their food on the wing.

Pelecanidae - Along with the darters, cormorants, gannets, boobies, frigatebirds, and tropicbirds, pelicans make up the order Pelecaniformes.

Phaethontidae - Tropicbirds are a family, Phaethontidae, of tropical pelagic seabirds now classified in their own order Phaethontiformes.

Phalacrocoracidae - Australocorax Lambrecht, 1931 Compsohalieus B. Cormoranus Baillon, 1834 Dilophalieus Coues, 1903 Ecmeles Gistel, 1848 Euleucocarbo Voisin, 1973 Halietor Heine, 1860 Hydrocorax Vieillot, 1819 Hypoleucus Reichenbach, 1852 Leucocarbo Bonaparte, 1857 Microcarbo Bonaparte, 1856 Miocorax Lambrecht, 1933 Nannopterum Sharpe, 1899 Nesocarbo Voisin, 1973 Notocarbo Siegel-Causey, 1988 Pallasicarbo Coues, 1903 Paracorax Lambrecht, 1933 Poikilocarbo Boetticher, 1935 Pliocarbo Tugarinov, 1940 Stictocarbo Bonaparte, 1855 Viguacarbo Coues, 1903

Scopidae - Its plumage is a drab brown with purple iridescence on the back.

Order : Pelecaniformes

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