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Piciformes

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

Description

This is an order of birds including the woodpeckers, barbets. Most species in this order is insectivorous and have zygodactyl feet (two toes pointing forward and two toes pointing backward).

This family of birds consists of barbets. Most barbets are clad in green with patches of brilliant colours on their head…
This is a family of highly-specialised birds with powerful, chisel-like bills that are capable of excavating holes in tr…
 
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