Bucerotiformes

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Bucerotiformes
Dzioborozec abisynski Bucorvus abyssinicus RB1.jpg
Abyssinian Ground Hornbill
Bucorvus abyssinicus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Superorder: Neoaves
Order: Bucerotiformes
Fürbringer, 1888
Families

Phoeniculidae
Upupidae
Bucorvidae
Bucerotidae

Bucerotiformes is an order that contains the hornbills, hoopoe and wood hoopoes.[1] Sometimes classified as members of Coraciiformes although increasing amount of evidence seem to support these birds being distinctive enough to warrant their own order.[2][3][4]

Taxonomy[edit]

Order Bucerotiformes

References[edit]