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Birds

bird, a warm-blooded vertebrate that lays eggs and has feathers and wings

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Ruby-Throated Hummingbird (Archilochus colubris)
Ruby-Throated Hummingbird (Artilochus colubris)
The adult male of this species has an emerald green back and crown, iridescent red throat, white breast, gray flanks, and a deeply forked tail. The adult female also has an emerald green back and crown, but her throat and breast are white and her tail is square.

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Anseriformes
Anseriformes
ducks, geese, swans

Apodiformes
Apodiformes
hummingbirds and swifts

Caprimulgiformes
nightjars and frogmouths

Charadriiformes
Charadriiformes
shorebirds

Ciconiiformes
Ciconiiformes
flamingos, storks, etc.

Order Columbiformes
Columbiformes
doves and pigeons

Coraciiformes
Coraciiformes
bee-eaters, hornbills, kingfishers, etc.

Falconiformes
Falconiformes
falcons, eagles, hawks, etc.

Galliformes
Galliformes
game birds

Gaviiformes
loons

Gruiformes
Gruiformes
cranes, coots, rails, etc.

Passeriformes
Passeriformes
perching birds

Pelecaniformes
Pelecaniformes
pelicans, cormorants, etc.

Piciformes
Piciformes
woodpeckers

Order Podicipediformes
Podicipediformes
grebes

Procellariiformes
seabirds

Psittaciformes
parrots

Sphenisciformes
Sphenisciformes
penguins

Order Strigiformes
Strigiformes
owls

Struthioniformes
Struthioniformes
ostriches and rheas

Order Trogoniformes
Trogoniformes
trogons and quetzals

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