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Gruiformes

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Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum/Division:Chordata
Class:Aves
Order:Gruiformes

Description

This is an order of birds with long legs, necks and beaks. Most of them live in swamps and search for food by wading in water. Families represented in this order includes Rallidae (rails and crakes), and Heliornithidae (finfoots).

The family Rallidae consists of rails and crakes. Most are secretive birds that live in marshy swamps.Often skulking in …
   
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