August 3, 2020

Red junglefowl Birds

Galliformes Family: Phasianidae

The Phasianidae are a group of earthly winged creatures which comprises of quails, partridges, snowcocks, francolins, spurfowls, tragopans, monals, birds, peafowls, and wilderness fowls. As a rule, they are full (in spite of the fact that they change in size) and have wide, generally short wings.

Red junglefowl, gallus (I) (A)

Ring-necked bird, direchit Phasianus colchicus (I)


Request: Phoenicopteriformes Family: Phoenicopteridae

Flamingos are gregarious swimming winged animals, typically 3 to 5 feet (0.9 to 1.5 m) tall, found in both the Western and Eastern Hemispheres. Flamingos channel feed on shellfish and green growth. Their strangely formed bills are exceptionally adjusted to isolate mud and sediment from the food they devour and, particularly, are utilized topsy turvy.

American flamingo, Phoenicopterus ruber


Request: Podicipediformes Family: Podicipedidae

Grebes are little to medium-enormous freshwater plunging winged creatures. They have lobed toes and are fantastic swimmers and jumpers. Be that as it may, they have their feet put far back on the body, making them very awkward ashore.

Least grebe, Tachybaptus dominicus

Pied-charged grebe, Podilymbus podiceps

Pigeons and birds

Request: Columbiformes Family: Columbidae

Pigeons and birds are heavy bodied winged animals with short necks and short slim bills with a plump cere.

Rock pigeon, Columba livia (I)

Layered naped pigeon, Patagioenas squamosa

White-delegated pigeon, Patagioenas leucocephala

Plain pigeon, Patagioenas inornata

Eurasian busted pigeon, Streptopelia decaocto (I)

Shared belief dove, Columbina passerina

Bronzed quail-dove, Geotrygon montana

White-fronted quail-dove, Geotrygon leucometopia (E-DR)

Key West quail-dove, Geotrygon chrysia

White-winged pigeon, Zenaida asiatica

Zenaida dove, Zenaida aurita

Grieving pigeon, Zenaida macroura

Cuckoos and anis

Request: Cuculiformes Family: Cuculidae

The family Cuculidae incorporates cuckoos, roadrunners, and anis. These winged creatures are of variable size with slim bodies, long tails, and solid legs.

Smooth-charged ani, Crotophaga ani

Yellow-charged cuckoo, Coccyzus americanus

Mangrove cuckoo, Coccyzus minor

Dark charged cuckoo, Coccyzus erythropthalmus (A)

Cove breasted cuckoo, Hyetornis rufigularis (E-H)

Hispaniolan reptile cuckoo, Saurothera longirostris (E-H)

Nightjars and partners

Request: Caprimulgiformes Family: Caprimulgidae

Nightjars are medium-sized nighttime flying creatures that typically home on the ground. They have long wings, short legs, and exceptionally short bills. Most have little feet, of little use for strolling, and since quite a while ago pointed wings. Their delicate plumage is covered to look like bark or leaves.

Regular nighthawk, Chordeiles minor

Antillean nighthawk, Chordeiles gundlachii

Least pauraque, Siphonorhis brewsteri (E-H)

Hurl will’s-widow, Antrostomus carolinensis

More prominent Antillean nightjar, Antrostomus cubanensis



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