Animalia > Chordata > Aves > Bucerotiformes


Synonyms: Upupiformes

Wikipedia Abstract

Bucerotiformes is an order that contains the hornbills, hoopoe and wood hoopoes. Sometimes classified as members of Coraciiformes although increasing amount of evidence seem to support these birds being distinctive enough to warrant their own order.
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Bucerotidae (Hornbills) (62)   (8)
Bucorvidae (Ground Hornbills) (2)
Phoeniculidae (9)
Upupidae (8)

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External References

Species taxanomy provided by GBIF Secretariat (2022). GBIF Backbone Taxonomy. Checklist dataset accessed via on 2023-06-13; License: CC BY 4.0